Cedar Rapids, IA

130,405 Population
70.8 square miles 1,824.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
4.2%
was 4.2%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IA
Population Density
1,824.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.4%
was 47.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.1%
was 3.8%
Ranked 6th Highest in IA
Percent Under 18
22.8%
was 22.5%
Ranked 5th Highest in IA
Percent 65 and Over
13.8%
was 13.6%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.5
was 3.8
Ranked 11th Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
14.1%
was 11.0%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in IA
Median Household Income
$51,011
was $49,809
Ranked 1st Highest in IA
Gini Income Distribution
 
46
42.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4.6
was 3.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
278
was 304.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,801.7
was 3,659.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
58,613
was 58,077
Ranked 2nd Highest in IA
Median Rent
$697
was $671
Ranked 6th Highest in IA
Total Building Permits
487
was 361
 
Occupied Housing Units
54,931
was 53,145
 
Homeownership Rate
66.2%
was 67.7%
Ranked 1st Highest in IA
Single Family Building Permits
242
was 289
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
828.0
was 820.3
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.6%
was 22.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Multifamily Building Permits
245
was 72
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
Ranked 6th Highest in IA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
8.4
was 6.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.8
was 2.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.1%
was 97.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.6%
was 93.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
29.0%
was 28.4%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IA

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