Urbandale, IA

41,578 Population
22.1 square miles 1,879.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.3%
was 1.4%
 
Population Density
1,879.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.7%
was 52.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.4%
was 7.8%
 
Percent Under 18
25.4%
was 25.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.5%
was 13.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.3
was 2.6
Ranked 5th Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
6.2%
was 5.9%
 
Median Household Income
$81,862
was $78,059
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.1
42.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
117.9
was 161.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,510.6
was 1,614.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
17,066
was 17,464
 
Median Rent
$850
was $832
 
Total Building Permits
300
was 241
 
Occupied Housing Units
16,385
was 16,720
 
Homeownership Rate
79.7%
was 80.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
300
was 241
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
759.9
was 777.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.0%
was 18.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
17.6
was 14.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
7.3
was 5.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.4%
was 96.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100.0%
was 99.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.6%
was 97.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
49.5%
was 48.5%
 

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