Living in Decorah, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Decorah SnackAbility

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

Decorah, IA Crime Report

88
Total Crimes
1,116.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-56.54%
Below National Average

Decorah, IA Cost Of Living

87
Decorah's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Decorah, Iowa Info Snack

Decorah is a city in and the county seat of Winneshiek County, Iowa, United States. The population was 8,127 at the 2010 census. Decorah is located at the intersection of State Highway 9 and U.S. Route 52, and is the largest community in Winneshiek County.
Population
7,765
Unemployment
2.3%
Poverty
11.3%
Median Home
$178,700
Median Income
$57,188
Median Rent
$630

Decorah, IA Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Decorah in Iowa

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Map Of Decorah, IA

Population over time in Decorah

Year Population % Change
2017 7,765 -1.1%
2016 7,850 -1.7%
2015 7,985 -0.3%
2014 8,009 -0.6%
2013 8,058 -0.6%
2012 8,109 0.1%
2011 8,097 -0.2%
2010 8,112 -0.0%
2009 8,115 -
Crime/100k Decorah IA USA
Violent Crime 50.7 250.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 0.0 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 50.7 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 1065.6 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 76.1 352.6 376.0
Larceny 900.7 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 88.8 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Decorah

White
93.2% (7,237)
African American
2.3% (181)
American Indian
0.2% (18)
Asian
1.2% (93)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.3% (20)
Hispanic
2.8% (216)
Race Decorah IA USA
White 93.2% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 2.3% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.8% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Decorah, Iowa

Less than $10,000
5.6% (43,534)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (31,299)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.1% (109,546)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.5% (65,727)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (95,319)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (142,837)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.6% (121,497)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.8% (107,270)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (35,567)
$200,000 or more
3.1% (23,901)
Income Decorah IA USA
Less than $10,000 5.6% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.1% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.5% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.6% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.8% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.1% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Decorah

Female
52.9% (4,108)
Male
47.1% (3,657)
Gender Decorah IA USA
Female 52.9% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Decorah for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (155)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (155)
High School / GED
27.0% (2,096)
Some College
15.0% (1,164)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (776)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (1,863)
Master's Degree
12.0% (931)
Professional Degree
2.0% (155)
Doctorate Degree
6.0% (465)
Education Decorah IA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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