Cedar Rapids SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa Info Snack

Cedar Rapids /sidr rpdz/ is the second largest city in Iowa and is the county seat of Linn County. The city lies on both banks of the Cedar River, 20 miles (32km) north of Iowa City and 100 miles (160km) northeast of Des Moines, the state's capital and largest city. It is a part of the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor of Linn, Benton, Cedar, Jones, Johnson, and Washington counties. Until massive flooding in 2008, the city's government was headquartered in the Veterans Memorial Building, near the Linn County Courthouse and jail on Mays Island in the Cedar River; Cedar Rapids was one of a few cities in the world, along with Paris, France, with governmental offices on a municipal island.
Population
130,330
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
11.4%
Median Home
$138,500
Median Income
$56,828
Median Rent
$729

Rankings for Cedar Rapids in Iowa

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Map Of Cedar Rapids, IA

Population over time in Cedar Rapids

Year Population % Change
2017 130,330 0.6%
2016 129,537 0.5%
2015 128,829 0.6%
2014 128,009 0.5%
2013 127,420 0.4%
2012 126,921 0.5%
2011 126,306 0.7%
2010 125,450 -

Crime in Cedar Rapids Per 100k

Crime Cedar Rapids IA USA
Violent Crime 280.6 293.4 382.9
Murder 4.5 3.3 5.3
Robbery 91.8 39.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 158.5 211.0 248.9
Property Crime 3755.0 2125.3 2362.0
Burglary 704.4 479.3 430.4
Larceny 2791.2 1468.6 1694.0
Car Theft 259.3 177.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Cedar Rapids

White
83.6% (108,907)
African American
6.2% (8,084)
American Indian
0.2% (288)
Asian
3.0% (3,904)
Hawaiian
0.1% (120)
Other
0.3% (427)
Two Or More
2.8% (3,630)
Hispanic
3.8% (4,970)
Race Cedar Rapids IA USA
White 83.6% 86.5% 61.5%
African American 6.2% 3.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 3.0% 2.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.8% 5.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Less than $10,000
5.3% (690,749)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (586,485)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.2% (1,199,036)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.4% (1,355,432)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (1,863,719)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.6% (2,554,468)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.7% (1,785,521)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.8% (1,928,884)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (612,551)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (443,122)
Income Cedar Rapids IA USA
Less than $10,000 5.3% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.2% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.4% 9.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.6% 19.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.7% 14.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.8% 13.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 4.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 3.8% 6.3%

Gender in Cedar Rapids

Female
51.4% (66,930)
Male
48.6% (63,399)
Gender Cedar Rapids IA USA
Female 51.4% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 49.6% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
2.0% (2,651)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (5,238)
High School / GED
26.6% (34,659)
Some College
23.4% (30,498)
Associate's Degree
12.1% (15,758)
Bachelor's Degree
22.4% (29,131)
Master's Degree
6.7% (8,729)
Professional Degree
1.6% (2,137)
Doctorate Degree
1.2% (1,524)
Education Cedar Rapids IA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 26.6% 31.5% 27.3%
Some College 23.4% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 12.1% 11.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 22.4% 18.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.7% 6.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.6% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.2% 1.2% 1.4%

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