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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Davenport is a city in Iowa with a population of 102,268. Davenport is in Scott County. Living in Davenport offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Davenport there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Davenport and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Davenport are above average.
About Davenport...
Population
102,268

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$124,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$733
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Davenport Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    430.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    12.6
    6.1
  • Rape
    87.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    197
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,075.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,479.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    538.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Davenport

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,335
National
$55,322
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Davenport Reviews

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Davenport is diverse and welcoming. Overall I had a decent experience growing up and living in the Davenport area. Despite the reputation it is a loving community overall. There are flaws like every other town, but the community does their best to improve on things. Davenport is the perfect size and it is affordable. There are plenty of activities and things to see around town as well!
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I have lived here my whole life. The educational system is highly rated and has helped me very much. The parks division has been a great asset to my athletic development. There is always something to do in Davenport, be it going to restaurants, cultural activities, or just having fun!
I love Davenport. It's a beautiful city with many attractions. There's the Mississippi Valley Fair, camping, fishing, boating, drive-ins close by, multiple museums, minor baseball league, plenty of shopping and many restaurants to choose from. But its beauty has started to fade will acts of violence, car thefts and law breakers. Its heart breaking. The schools aren't terrible, but kids around here lack discipline. Teachers can only do so much.