Decorah, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Decorah, Iowa Info Snack

Population
7,701
Unemployment
2.6%
Poverty
9.2%
Median Home
$189,700
Median Income
$62,336
Median Rent
$634

Decorah SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
10

Decorah, IA Crime Report

83
Total Crimes
1,102.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-55.49%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Decorah
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 83 1,102.4 2,000.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 9 119.5 266.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 5 66.4 200.4 250.2
Property Crime 74 982.9 1,733.7 2,109.9
Burglary 2 26.6 371.1 340.5
Larceny 70 929.7 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 2 26.6 163.0 219.9

Decorah, IA Cost Of Living

87
Decorah's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Decorah Iowa National Average
Overall 87 90 100
Services 91 96 100
Groceries 92 98 100
Health 92 100 100
Housing 79 73 100
Transportation 94 101 100
Utilities 86 98 100

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Rankings for Decorah in Iowa

Map Of Decorah, IA

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Population over time in Decorah

Year Population % Change
2019 7,701 -0.8%
2018 7,765 -1.1%
2017 7,850 -1.7%
2016 7,985 -0.3%
2015 8,009 -0.6%
2014 8,058 -0.6%
2013 8,109 0.1%
2012 8,097 -0.2%
2011 8,112 -0.0%
2010 8,115 -

Race / Ethnicity in Decorah

White
92.6% (7,129)
African American
2.9% (225)
American Indian
0.2% (12)
Asian
1.4% (110)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.5% (39)
Hispanic
2.4% (186)
Race Decorah IA USA
White 92.6% 85.7% 60.7%
African American 2.9% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.4% 6.0% 18.0%

Gender in Decorah

Female
52.1% (4,013)
Male
47.9% (3,688)
Gender Decorah IA USA
Female 52.1% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Decorah for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (77)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (154)
High School / GED
24.0% (1,848)
Some College
16.0% (1,232)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (847)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (1,848)
Master's Degree
13.0% (1,001)
Professional Degree
3.0% (231)
Doctorate Degree
6.0% (462)
Education Decorah IA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Decorah, Iowa

Less than $10,000
6.0% (46,064)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (33,912)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.8% (83,086)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.6% (66,412)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.6% (89,020)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.8% (144,411)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.9% (129,998)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.2% (117,281)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (27,977)
$200,000 or more
4.1% (31,934)
Income Decorah IA USA
Less than $10,000 6.0% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.8% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.6% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.6% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.8% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.9% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.2% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 4.6% 7.7%

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