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Le Mars
  • Town in Iowa

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Le Mars is a town in Iowa with a population of 10,549. Le Mars is in Plymouth County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Le Mars offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Le Mars and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Le Mars are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$186,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$834
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    227.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    47.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    75.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    672.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    132.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Le Mars

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$73,734
National
$75,149

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