Le Mars, IA

9,826 Population
9 square miles 1,092.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
1,092.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
65.6%
was 58.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.2%
was 3.6%
 
Percent Under 18
24.7%
was 22.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.7%
was 18.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
9.6%
was 9.5%
 
Median Household Income
$56,851
was $50,283
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
38.6
38.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
71.8
was 102.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,133.3
was 2,349.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,404
was 4,463
 
Median Rent
$521
was $513
 
Total Building Permits
27
was 12
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,156
was 4,211
 
Homeownership Rate
75.0%
was 74.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
25
was 12
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
489.8
was 496.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.3%
was 19.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.2
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.8
was 1.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.6%
was 89.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.7%
was 19.1%
 

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