Johnston, IA

19,491 Population
17.1 square miles 1,137.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
 
Population Density
1,137.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.8%
was 50.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.7%
was 6.5%
 
Percent Under 18
27.0%
was 27.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
11.8%
was 11.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
4.2%
was 4.7%
 
Median Household Income
$95,565
was $97,457
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.6
40.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
113.4
was 36.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,020.6
was 928.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
8,070
was 7,858
 
Median Rent
$1,076
was $1,043
 
Total Building Permits
256
was 406
 
Occupied Housing Units
7,713
was 7,614
 
Homeownership Rate
76.3%
was 74.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
122
was 131
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
471.3
was 458.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.3%
was 11.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
134
was 275
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
36.7
was 61.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
14.1
was 23.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.8%
was 98.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.6%
was 96.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
56.7%
was 59.6%
 

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