Living in Algona, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Algona SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
10

Algona, IA Crime Report

42
Total Crimes
762.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-70.32%
Below National Average

Algona, IA Cost Of Living

89
Algona's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Algona, Iowa Info Snack

Algona is a city in and the county seat of Kossuth County, Iowa, United States. The population was 5,560 at the 2010 census. Ambrose A. Call State Park is located two miles southwest of the city.
Population
5,455
Unemployment
3.5%
Poverty
7.8%
Median Home
$128,600
Median Income
$51,759
Median Rent
$660

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Rankings for Algona in Iowa

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Map Of Algona, IA

Population over time in Algona

Year Population % Change
2017 5,455 -0.6%
2016 5,488 -0.1%
2015 5,496 0.0%
2014 5,494 -0.3%
2013 5,513 -0.3%
2012 5,527 -0.1%
2011 5,534 -0.2%
2010 5,544 -0.4%
2009 5,569 -
Crime/100k Algona IA USA
Violent Crime 272.3 250.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 0.0 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 254.1 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 490.1 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 108.9 352.6 376.0
Larceny 326.7 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 54.5 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Algona

White
95.5% (5,208)
African American
1.3% (72)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.5% (26)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.5% (30)
Hispanic
2.2% (119)
Race Algona IA USA
White 95.5% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 1.3% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.2% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Algona, Iowa

Less than $10,000
4.2% (22,684)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (33,497)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.3% (61,694)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.4% (45,582)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.7% (96,464)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.8% (118,937)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (73,567)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.8% (59,150)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (15,476)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (18,444)
Income Algona IA USA
Less than $10,000 4.2% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.3% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.4% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.7% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.8% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.8% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Algona

Female
54.3% (2,960)
Male
45.7% (2,495)
Gender Algona IA USA
Female 54.3% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 45.7% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Algona for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (109)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (218)
High School / GED
33.0% (1,800)
Some College
24.0% (1,309)
Associate's Degree
15.0% (818)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (927)
Master's Degree
4.0% (218)
Professional Degree
1.0% (54)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Algona IA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 15.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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