Storm Lake, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
10,558
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
16.4%
Median Home
$121,300
Median Income
$50,565
Median Rent
$695

Storm Lake SnackAbility

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

Storm Lake, IA Crime Report

210
Total Crimes
2,013.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-18.71%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Storm Lake
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 210 2,013.4 2,000.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 41 393.1 266.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 34 326.0 200.4 250.2
Property Crime 169 1,620.3 1,733.7 2,109.9
Burglary 27 258.9 371.1 340.5
Larceny 131 1,256.0 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 11 105.5 163.0 219.9

Storm Lake, IA Cost Of Living

88
Storm Lake's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Storm Lake Iowa National Average
Overall 88 90 100
Services 101 96 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 101 100 100
Housing 61 73 100
Transportation 103 101 100
Utilities 90 98 100

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Rankings for Storm Lake in Iowa

Map Of Storm Lake, IA

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Population over time in Storm Lake

Year Population % Change
2019 10,558 -1.1%
2018 10,672 -0.6%
2017 10,738 -0.3%
2016 10,768 -0.4%
2015 10,814 0.7%
2014 10,743 0.9%
2013 10,652 1.1%
2012 10,541 1.0%
2011 10,437 0.8%
2010 10,357 -

Race / Ethnicity in Storm Lake

White
37.5% (3,962)
African American
3.9% (417)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
18.0% (1,899)
Hawaiian
2.8% (291)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.7% (73)
Hispanic
37.1% (3,916)
Race Storm Lake IA USA
White 37.5% 85.7% 60.7%
African American 3.9% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 18.0% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 2.8% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.7% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 37.1% 6.0% 18.0%

Gender in Storm Lake

Female
48.8% (5,153)
Male
51.2% (5,405)
Gender Storm Lake IA USA
Female 48.8% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 51.2% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Storm Lake for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
16.0% (1,689)
9-12th Grade
16.0% (1,689)
High School / GED
26.0% (2,745)
Some College
16.0% (1,689)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (950)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (1,161)
Master's Degree
4.0% (422)
Professional Degree
1.0% (105)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (105)
Education Storm Lake IA USA
< 9th Grade 16.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 16.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Storm Lake, Iowa

Less than $10,000
5.0% (52,411)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (39,308)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (119,964)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.3% (151,119)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.3% (161,019)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.8% (230,319)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (132,775)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.7% (123,166)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (37,852)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (7,861)
Income Storm Lake IA USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.3% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.3% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.8% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.7% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 4.6% 7.7%

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