Algona, IA

5,496 Population
4.5 square miles 1,224.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,224.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
82.8%
was 81.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.4%
was 0.5%
 
Percent Under 18
22.9%
was 22.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
25.6%
was 25.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
5.0%
was 7.4%
 
Median Household Income
$53,388
was $50,512
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
37.1
38.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
274.7
was 273.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
640.9
was 1,091.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,806
was 2,794
 
Median Rent
$629
was $588
 
Total Building Permits
15
was 6
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,482
was 2,532
 
Homeownership Rate
74.6%
was 74.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
3
was 6
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
623.6
was 620.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
34.0%
was 29.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
12
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.1
was 2.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
5.4
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.7
was 1.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.4%
was 94.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.4%
was 94.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
24.2%
was 22.6%
 

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