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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    A-
Poweshiek County is located in Iowa with a population of 18,428. Living in Poweshiek County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Poweshiek County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Poweshiek County are above average.
Population
18,428

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$131,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$697
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Poweshiek County Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    722
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    76.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    21.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    601.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,772.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    131.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Poweshiek County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,456
National
$55,322

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