Spirit Lake, IA

4,992 Population
4.5 square miles 1,097.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,097.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
56.7%
was 56.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.3%
was 0.4%
 
Percent Under 18
18.3%
was 18.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.4%
was 20.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
5.4%
was 5.7%
 
Median Household Income
$57,008
was $56,485
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.9
44.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
342.3
was 181.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,819.2
was 4,036.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,941
was 2,816
 
Median Rent
$633
was $634
 
Total Building Permits
35
was 17
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,487
was 2,381
 
Homeownership Rate
68.7%
was 68.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
23
was 17
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
646.4
was 618.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
36.8%
was 36.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
12
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.0
was 2.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
13.4
was 6.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
7.2
was 3.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.5%
was 94.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.5%
was 93.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
29.2%
was 26.2%
 

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