Fort Dodge, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Fort Dodge, Iowa Info Snack

Population
24,168
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
17.0%
Median Home
$99,200
Median Income
$44,290
Median Rent
$667

Fort Dodge SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Fort Dodge, IA Crime Report

1,007
Total Crimes
4,239.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
80.69%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Dodge
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,007 4,239.1 2,001.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 180 757.7 303.5 387.8
Murder 5 21.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 14 58.9 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 152 639.9 229.4 279.7
Property Crime 827 3,481.4 1,698.2 1,958.2
Burglary 130 547.3 371.1 314.2
Larceny 635 2,673.1 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 62 261.0 197.1 246.0

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 92 100
Services 102 95 100
Groceries 102 95 100
Health 101 102 100
Housing 52 74 100
Transportation 102 100 100
Utilities 90 99 100

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Rankings for Fort Dodge in Iowa

Map Of Fort Dodge, IA

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Population over time in Fort Dodge

Year Population % Change
2020 24,168 -1.0%
2019 24,417 -0.6%
2018 24,566 -0.2%
2017 24,626 -0.7%
2016 24,789 -0.2%
2015 24,846 -0.5%
2014 24,972 -0.5%
2013 25,109 -0.5%
2012 25,230 -0.4%
2011 25,323 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Dodge

White
81.9% (19,805)
African American
6.1% (1,477)
American Indian
0.3% (74)
Asian
1.9% (454)
Hawaiian
0.0% (1)
Other
0.3% (71)
Two Or More
2.2% (538)
Hispanic
7.2% (1,748)
Race Fort Dodge IA USA
White 81.9% 85.0% 60.1%
African American 6.1% 3.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 1.9% 2.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 7.2% 6.2% 18.2%

Gender in Fort Dodge

Female
48.1% (11,632)
Male
51.9% (12,535)
Gender Fort Dodge IA USA
Female 48.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 51.9% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (725)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (2,175)
High School / GED
35.0% (8,458)
Some College
22.0% (5,316)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (2,658)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (3,383)
Master's Degree
4.0% (966)
Professional Degree
1.0% (241)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (241)
Education Fort Dodge IA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 1.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 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
9.3% (223,799)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.4% (129,592)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (324,802)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.6% (329,489)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.6% (279,573)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (482,985)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.9% (239,734)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.7% (283,088)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (84,832)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (38,901)
Income Fort Dodge IA USA
Less than $10,000 9.3% 5.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.4% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.6% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.6% 13.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.9% 14.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.7% 15.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 5.0% 8.3%

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