Carter Lake, IA

3,765 Population
1.9 square miles 2,014.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
2,014.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.0%
was 52.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.3%
was 2.4%
 
Percent Under 18
21.6%
was 24.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.6%
was 13.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
14.4%
was 13.6%
 
Median Household Income
$57,670
was $48,333
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.5
45.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
452.2
was 506.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,580.5
was 4,287.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,584
was 1,567
 
Median Rent
$913
was $902
 
Total Building Permits
2
was 7
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,473
was 1,488
 
Homeownership Rate
73.8%
was 73.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
2
was 7
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
847.4
was 838.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.3%
was 16.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.3
was 4.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
was 1.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.4%
was 91.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
83.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.2%
was 88.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
17.4%
was 17.2%
 

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