Cedar Falls, IA

40,828 Population
28.7 square miles 1,420.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.3%
was 1.3%
 
Population Density
1,420.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
37.9%
was 37.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.8%
was 4.3%
 
Percent Under 18
17.8%
was 17.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
12.8%
was 12.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2
was 3
Ranked 2nd Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
18.5%
was 18.5%
 
Median Household Income
$58,544
was $55,808
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
48
45.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
106.7
was 129.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,626.6
was 1,230.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
15,594
was 15,641
 
Median Rent
$793
was $759
 
Total Building Permits
172
was 371
 
Occupied Housing Units
14,507
was 14,566
 
Homeownership Rate
64.6%
was 64.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
126
was 190
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
539.3
was 544.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.5%
was 17.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
46
was 181
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
11.6
was 24.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.3
was 9.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.9%
was 97.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.6%
was 95.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
43.4%
was 44.6%
 

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