Red Oak, IA

5,547 Population
3.9 square miles 1,405.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,405.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
67.8%
was 67.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.4%
was 2.1%
 
Percent Under 18
23.6%
was 24.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
21.3%
was 20.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
21.8%
was 23.7%
 
Median Household Income
$33,077
was $31,943
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.5
44.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 17.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
252.8
was 338.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,647.5
was 4,595.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,870
was 2,897
 
Median Rent
$632
was $646
 
Total Building Permits
3
was 3
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,498
was 2,503
 
Homeownership Rate
60.8%
was 62.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
3
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
727.4
was 734.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
27.5%
was 29.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.0
was 1.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
was 0.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.6%
was 93.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
83.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.8%
was 84.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
12.8%
was 13.0%
 

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