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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  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
    C
  12. Commute
    A-
Platte Township is located in Iowa with a population of 1,674. Platte Township is in Taylor County. Living in Platte Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Platte Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Platte Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$86,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$507
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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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
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

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    Working in Platte Township

    Jobs
    B+
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $43,158
    National
    $55,322
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