Chariton, IA

4,219 Population
3.8 square miles 1,105.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,105.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
64.0%
was 68.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.8%
was 4.8%
 
Percent Under 18
18.8%
was 21.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
25.0%
was 25.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
13.8%
was 15.7%
 
Median Household Income
$42,003
was $33,167
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.3
38.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
309.2
was 424.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,497
was 3,417.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,217
was 2,159
 
Median Rent
$656
was $477
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,963
was 1,924
 
Homeownership Rate
69.2%
was 69.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
580.9
was 565.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
29.6%
was 28.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.1
was 2.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.7%
was 92.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.2%
was 88.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
14.5%
was 12.5%
 

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