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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    B+
Crocker Township is a suburb of Des Moines with a population of 56,055. Crocker Township is in Polk County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Crocker Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Crocker Township there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Crocker Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Crocker Township are highly rated.
About Crocker Township...
Population
56,055

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$203,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$983
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Crocker Township

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,579
National
$55,322
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1 review
great place to raise a family
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