Living in Fort Dodge, IA

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

Fort Dodge, Iowa Info Snack

Population
24,278
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
16.0%
Median Home
$93,600
Median Income
$40,886
Median Rent
$652

Fort Dodge SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
10

Fort Dodge, IA Crime Report

825
Total Crimes
3,441.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
38.95%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Dodge
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 825 3,441.4 2,000.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 101 421.3 266.6 366.7
Murder 2 8.3 1.9 5.0
Robbery 12 50.1 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 72 300.3 200.4 250.2
Property Crime 724 3,020.1 1,733.7 2,109.9
Burglary 117 488.0 371.1 340.5
Larceny 566 2,361.0 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 41 171.0 163.0 219.9

Fort Dodge, IA Cost Of Living

85
Fort Dodge's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Fort Dodge Iowa National Average
Overall 85 90 100
Services 101 96 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 101 100 100
Housing 51 73 100
Transportation 103 101 100
Utilities 90 98 100

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Map Of Fort Dodge, IA

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Population over time in Fort Dodge

Year Population % Change
2019 24,278 -0.6%
2018 24,417 -0.6%
2017 24,566 -0.2%
2016 24,626 -0.7%
2015 24,789 -0.2%
2014 24,846 -0.5%
2013 24,972 -0.5%
2012 25,109 -0.5%
2011 25,230 -0.4%
2010 25,323 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Dodge

White
83.3% (20,222)
African American
6.7% (1,621)
American Indian
0.2% (56)
Asian
1.9% (465)
Hawaiian
0.0% (1)
Other
0.0% (9)
Two Or More
1.6% (395)
Hispanic
6.2% (1,509)
Race Fort Dodge IA USA
White 83.3% 85.7% 60.7%
African American 6.7% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.2% 6.0% 18.0%

Gender in Fort Dodge

Female
47.9% (11,630)
Male
52.1% (12,647)
Gender Fort Dodge IA USA
Female 47.9% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 52.1% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Dodge for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (971)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,942)
High School / GED
34.0% (8,254)
Some College
23.0% (5,583)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (2,913)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (3,398)
Master's Degree
3.0% (728)
Professional Degree
1.0% (242)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (242)
Education Fort Dodge IA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fort Dodge, Iowa

Less than $10,000
8.3% (202,416)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (149,955)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.3% (371,775)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.4% (324,345)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.0% (339,915)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (434,297)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (236,432)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.2% (247,690)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (79,768)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (41,201)
Income Fort Dodge IA USA
Less than $10,000 8.3% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.3% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.4% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.0% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.2% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 4.6% 7.7%

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