Oelwein, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
5,979
Unemployment
2.3%
Poverty
11.8%
Median Home
$82,200
Median Income
$41,849
Median Rent
$650

Oelwein SnackAbility

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

Oelwein, IA Crime Report

109
Total Crimes
1,851.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-25.23%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Oelwein
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 109 1,851.9 2,000.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 18 305.8 266.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 18 305.8 200.4 250.2
Property Crime 91 1,546.0 1,733.7 2,109.9
Burglary 24 407.7 371.1 340.5
Larceny 62 1,053.3 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 84.9 163.0 219.9

Oelwein, IA Cost Of Living

77
Oelwein's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Oelwein Iowa National Average
Overall 77 90 100
Services 91 96 100
Groceries 92 98 100
Health 92 100 100
Housing 44 73 100
Transportation 94 101 100
Utilities 86 98 100

Rankings for Oelwein in Iowa

Map Of Oelwein, IA

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Population over time in Oelwein

Year Population % Change
2019 5,979 -1.2%
2018 6,050 -0.7%
2017 6,093 -1.6%
2016 6,195 -1.3%
2015 6,275 -0.7%
2014 6,321 -0.7%
2013 6,368 -0.6%
2012 6,408 -0.2%
2011 6,418 -0.2%
2010 6,433 -

Race / Ethnicity in Oelwein

White
91.6% (5,475)
African American
2.9% (173)
American Indian
0.1% (6)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (126)
Hispanic
3.3% (199)
Race Oelwein IA USA
White 91.6% 85.7% 60.7%
African American 2.9% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.3% 6.0% 18.0%

Gender in Oelwein

Female
52.3% (3,130)
Male
47.7% (2,848)
Gender Oelwein IA USA
Female 52.3% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Oelwein for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (179)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (478)
High School / GED
40.0% (2,391)
Some College
23.0% (1,375)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (538)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (597)
Master's Degree
5.0% (298)
Professional Degree
1.0% (59)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (59)
Education Oelwein IA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Oelwein, Iowa

Less than $10,000
9.1% (54,522)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (34,654)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.6% (81,321)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (78,780)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.3% (103,731)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.7% (100,035)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (82,245)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.5% (44,588)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (3,927)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (14,092)
Income Oelwein IA USA
Less than $10,000 9.1% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.6% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.3% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.7% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.5% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 4.6% 7.7%

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