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Taylor County
  • County in Iowa

Report Card

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

editorial

Taylor County is located in Iowa with a population of 6,167. In Taylor County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Taylor County and residents tend to be conservative.

About

Population
6,167

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$80,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$568
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

Working in Taylor County

Jobs
grade unavailable
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,431
National
$62,843

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