Solon, IA

2,399 Population
1.4 square miles 1,685.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,685.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
64.3%
was 66.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.8%
was 1.7%
 
Percent Under 18
30.9%
was 32.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.4%
was 12.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
6.0%
was 5.4%
 
Median Household Income
$73,750
was $75,833
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
38.5
37.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
872
was 800
 
Median Rent
$700
was $737
 
Total Building Permits
65
was 8
 
Occupied Housing Units
841
was 776
 
Homeownership Rate
74.1%
was 77.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
41
was 8
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
679.5
was 562.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.4%
was 12.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
24
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
77.9
was 9.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
28.1
was 3.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.4%
was 98.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
98.0%
was 97.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
43.8%
was 42.9%
 

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