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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Dallas Center is a town in Iowa with a population of 1,941. Dallas Center is in Dallas County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Dallas Center offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Dallas Center and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Dallas Center are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$157,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$746
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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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
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Dallas Center

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$70,772
National
$55,322
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Dallas Center Reviews

1 review
The park is great. Needs more stores. Fun little town. sidewalks could be improved. Low traffic. Very friendly people. Fun ice cream shop in the middle of town.
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