Oelwein, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Oelwein, Iowa Info Snack

Population
5,896
Unemployment
0.7%
Poverty
15.0%
Median Home
$87,800
Median Income
$38,320
Median Rent
$641

Oelwein SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

Oelwein, IA Crime Report

117
Total Crimes
2,001.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-14.69%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Oelwein
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 117 2,001.4 2,001.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 22 376.3 303.5 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 18 307.9 229.4 279.7
Property Crime 95 1,625.0 1,698.2 1,958.2
Burglary 36 615.8 371.1 314.2
Larceny 55 940.8 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 4 68.4 197.1 246.0

Oelwein, IA Cost Of Living

76
Oelwein's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Oelwein Iowa National Average
Overall 76 92 100
Services 92 95 100
Groceries 90 95 100
Health 93 102 100
Housing 45 74 100
Transportation 96 100 100
Utilities 86 99 100

Rankings for Oelwein in Iowa

Map Of Oelwein, IA

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Population over time in Oelwein

Year Population % Change
2020 5,896 -2.5%
2019 6,050 -0.7%
2018 6,093 -1.6%
2017 6,195 -1.3%
2016 6,275 -0.7%
2015 6,321 -0.7%
2014 6,368 -0.6%
2013 6,408 -0.2%
2012 6,418 -0.2%
2011 6,433 -

Race / Ethnicity in Oelwein

White
91.7% (5,405)
African American
1.8% (104)
American Indian
0.1% (4)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.2% (249)
Hispanic
2.3% (134)
Race Oelwein IA USA
White 91.7% 85.0% 60.1%
African American 1.8% 3.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 0.0% 2.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.2% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.3% 6.2% 18.2%

Gender in Oelwein

Female
50.7% (2,989)
Male
49.3% (2,907)
Gender Oelwein IA USA
Female 50.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Oelwein for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (117)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (471)
High School / GED
44.0% (2,594)
Some College
21.0% (1,238)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (530)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (530)
Master's Degree
4.0% (235)
Professional Degree
2.0% (117)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (58)
Education Oelwein IA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 1.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 44.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Oelwein, Iowa

Less than $10,000
10.0% (59,007)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (39,734)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.5% (91,366)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.4% (78,994)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (81,373)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.8% (111,115)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (64,004)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.9% (46,397)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (4,044)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (13,562)
Income Oelwein IA USA
Less than $10,000 10.0% 5.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.5% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.4% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 13.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.8% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 14.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.9% 15.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 5.0% 8.3%

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