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Wapello County
  • County in Iowa

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Housing
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade C+
  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  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

Wapello County is located in Iowa with a population of 35,141. In Wapello County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Wapello County and residents tend to lean conservative.

About

Population
35,141

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$82,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$718
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    438.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    94.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    53.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,176.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,762.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    364.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

Working in Wapello County

Jobs
grade unavailable
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,246
National
$62,843

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