Living in Council Bluffs, IA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Council Bluffs, Iowa Info Snack

Population
62,355
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
12.8%
Median Home
$120,100
Median Income
$53,524
Median Rent
$848

Council Bluffs SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Council Bluffs, IA Crime Report

4,142
Total Crimes
6,634.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
167.90%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Council Bluffs
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,142 6,634.9 2,000.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 493 789.7 266.6 366.7
Murder 6 9.6 1.9 5.0
Robbery 57 91.3 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 391 626.3 200.4 250.2
Property Crime 3,649 5,845.2 1,733.7 2,109.9
Burglary 529 847.4 371.1 340.5
Larceny 2,629 4,211.3 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 491 786.5 163.0 219.9

Council Bluffs, IA Cost Of Living

86
Council Bluffs's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Council Bluffs Iowa National Average
Overall 86 90 100
Services 91 96 100
Groceries 98 98 100
Health 95 100 100
Housing 68 73 100
Transportation 96 101 100
Utilities 99 98 100

Council Bluffs, IA Photos

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Rankings for Council Bluffs in Iowa

Map Of Council Bluffs, IA

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Population over time in Council Bluffs

Year Population % Change
2019 62,355 -0.2%
2018 62,478 0.3%
2017 62,317 -0.0%
2016 62,326 0.0%
2015 62,309 0.1%
2014 62,261 0.3%
2013 62,094 0.2%
2012 61,986 0.4%
2011 61,740 0.7%
2010 61,340 -

Race / Ethnicity in Council Bluffs

White
84.1% (52,436)
African American
2.4% (1,500)
American Indian
0.4% (274)
Asian
1.0% (636)
Hawaiian
0.0% (10)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.8% (1,117)
Hispanic
10.2% (6,382)
Race Council Bluffs IA USA
White 84.1% 85.7% 60.7%
African American 2.4% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.2% 6.0% 18.0%

Gender in Council Bluffs

Female
50.8% (31,659)
Male
49.2% (30,696)
Gender Council Bluffs IA USA
Female 50.8% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Council Bluffs for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,870)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (5,611)
High School / GED
34.0% (21,200)
Some College
24.0% (14,965)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (6,859)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (8,106)
Master's Degree
5.0% (3,117)
Professional Degree
1.0% (623)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Council Bluffs IA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Council Bluffs, Iowa

Less than $10,000
5.9% (365,621)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.4% (336,099)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.7% (603,818)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.1% (756,980)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (840,248)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.7% (1,293,174)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (865,228)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.9% (803,913)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (231,131)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (139,284)
Income Council Bluffs IA USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.4% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.7% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.1% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.7% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.9% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 4.6% 7.7%

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