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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A
Zearing is a town in Iowa with a population of 540. Zearing is in Story County. Living in Zearing offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Zearing there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Zearing and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Zearing are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$95,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$656
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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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
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Zearing

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$61,000
National
$55,322
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Zearing Reviews

1 review
Small, rural, family friendly community. The community works hard to ensure the success of the town, pulling together to get done thing that a community of this size should not be able to accomplish. The people are friendly, inviting, and caring. Zearing may be small, there are big hearts everywhere you turn in town.
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