Living in Cedar Falls, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Cedar Falls SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
9.5

Cedar Falls, IA Crime Report

908
Total Crimes
2,175.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-15.31%
Below National Average

Cedar Falls, IA Cost Of Living

91
Cedar Falls's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Cedar Falls, Iowa Info Snack

Cedar Falls is a city in Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 39,260 and has the smaller population of the two principal cities in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metropolitan area. It is home to the University of Northern Iowa, a public university.
Population
41,202
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
19.3%
Median Home
$181,900
Median Income
$60,068
Median Rent
$844

Cedar Falls, IA Photos

Rankings for Cedar Falls in Iowa

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Map Of Cedar Falls, IA

Population over time in Cedar Falls

Year Population % Change
2017 41,202 0.1%
2016 41,167 0.8%
2015 40,828 1.0%
2014 40,439 1.1%
2013 40,009 0.9%
2012 39,646 1.1%
2011 39,197 1.4%
2010 38,653 1.2%
2009 38,178 -
Crime/100k Cedar Falls IA USA
Violent Crime 206.0 250.1 368.9
Murder 2.4 1.7 5.0
Robbery 14.4 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 124.6 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 1969.1 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 306.6 352.6 376.0
Larceny 1595.4 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 67.1 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Cedar Falls

White
90.0% (37,068)
African American
2.4% (995)
American Indian
0.1% (59)
Asian
3.5% (1,425)
Hawaiian
0.2% (71)
Other
0.5% (206)
Two Or More
1.2% (499)
Hispanic
2.1% (879)
Race Cedar Falls IA USA
White 90.0% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 2.4% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 3.5% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.1% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Cedar Falls, Iowa

Less than $10,000
7.0% (288,936)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (168,410)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.3% (384,704)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (417,624)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (509,855)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (707,377)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.3% (547,945)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.8% (652,419)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (205,955)
$200,000 or more
5.8% (236,971)
Income Cedar Falls IA USA
Less than $10,000 7.0% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.3% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.3% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.8% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.8% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Cedar Falls

Female
53.4% (21,988)
Male
46.6% (19,214)
Gender Cedar Falls IA USA
Female 53.4% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Cedar Falls for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (824)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (1,236)
High School / GED
20.0% (8,240)
Some College
18.0% (7,416)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (4,532)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (11,536)
Master's Degree
12.0% (4,944)
Professional Degree
3.0% (1,236)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,236)
Education Cedar Falls IA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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