Denison, IA

8,326 Population
6.5 square miles 1,274.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
1,274.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
63.0%
was 67.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
22.4%
was 21.4%
 
Percent Under 18
30.3%
was 31.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.5%
was 14.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
26.9%
was 28.1%
 
Median Household Income
$47,465
was $44,622
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
58.3
45.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
47.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
998.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,839
was 2,838
 
Median Rent
$586
was $542
 
Total Building Permits
29
was 4
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,647
was 2,618
 
Homeownership Rate
64.5%
was 68.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
29
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
434.6
was 434.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.9%
was 20.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 4
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.0
was 3.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.2
was 1.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.5
was 0.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
88.8%
was 87.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
83.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
66.1%
was 66.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
10.7%
was 12.9%
 

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