Muscatine, IA

23,909 Population
18.2 square miles 1,315.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.8%
was 0.8%
 
Population Density
1,315.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
59.4%
was 61.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.8%
was 6.5%
 
Percent Under 18
26.0%
was 26.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.0%
was 15.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
14.9%
was 14.7%
 
Median Household Income
$50,059
was $44,601
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44
44
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 4.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
543.5
was 634.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,617.4
was 2,340.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
10,221
was 10,169
 
Median Rent
$779
was $762
 
Total Building Permits
70
was 14
 
Occupied Housing Units
9,357
was 9,318
 
Homeownership Rate
68.4%
was 67.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
10
was 14
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
562.8
was 559.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.6%
was 22.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
60
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
7.2
was 1.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.0
was 0.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.1%
was 96.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.9%
was 85.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
19.6%
was 18.1%
 

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