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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Housing
    B-
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    B-
  5. Diversity
    C+
  6. Jobs
    B-
  7. Weather
    C+
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  11. Commute
    B-
Jones County is located in Iowa with a population of 20,568. In Jones County, most residents own their homes. In Jones County there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Jones County and residents tend to lean conservative.
Population
20,568

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$133,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$659
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Jones County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    389
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    345.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,469.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    97.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Jones County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,012
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Jones County

Jones County Reviews

1 review
There’s things to do for all ages pretty much anywhere you go in Jones county nice people. A lot of places to go out to eat. There’s bowling alleys.
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