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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B-
Marengo is a town in Iowa with a population of 2,620. Marengo is in Iowa County. Living in Marengo offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Marengo there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Marengo and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Marengo are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$97,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$633
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    318.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    39.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    159.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    39.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Marengo

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,547
National
$55,322

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Marengo Reviews

1 review
This town is quiet. It's the perfect small town! I wouldn't have it any other way!
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