Skip to Main Content

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Housing
    grade A
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  11. Commute
    grade A minus

editorial

Carroll County is located in Iowa with a population of 20,281. In Carroll County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Carroll County and residents tend to be conservative.

About

Population
20,281

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$138,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$621
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Carroll County
Get Rates
  • $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
  • Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Carroll County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    10.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    10.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    534.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,038.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    121
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Carroll County

Carroll County Reviews

Rating 3.67 out of 5  3 reviews
Rating 4 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Carroll County
Rate It!
Rating 3 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  

add-to-list