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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    C
Lacona is a town in Iowa with a population of 423. Lacona is in Warren County. Living in Lacona offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Lacona tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lacona are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$83,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$550
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    49%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Lacona

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,250
National
$55,322
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Lacona Reviews

1 review
I've lived outside of Lacona for about 12 years. I graduated from school in a town not far from Lacona. The neighborhood is very safe and quiet. You really get a feel for the country life when you come to Lacona. Although, I do sometimes wish we were closer to grocery stores etc.
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