Waukee, IA

16,955 Population
13.5 square miles 1,256.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
1,256.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
60.6%
was 58.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.7%
was 5.5%
 
Percent Under 18
31.8%
was 32.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
10.2%
was 8.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
5.6%
was 5.2%
 
Median Household Income
$81,250
was $77,200
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.2
43.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
60.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
805.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
6,470
was 6,222
 
Median Rent
$1,031
was $964
 
Total Building Permits
208
was 349
 
Occupied Housing Units
6,304
was 5,983
 
Homeownership Rate
79.2%
was 81.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
208
was 143
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
490.8
was 470.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.3%
was 18.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 206
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
36.1
was 63.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
13.8
was 24.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.7%
was 97.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
98.2%
was 98.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
53.1%
was 48.4%
 

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