Living in Johnston, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Johnston SnackAbility

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

Johnston, IA Crime Report

274
Total Crimes
1,256.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-51.10%
Below National Average

Johnston, IA Cost Of Living

103
Johnston's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Johnston, Iowa Info Snack

Johnston is a city in Polk County, Iowa, United States. The population was 17,278 in the 2010 census, an increase of almost 100% from the 8,649 population in the 2000 census. It is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
20,767
Unemployment
2.7%
Poverty
3.9%
Median Home
$249,200
Median Income
$98,552
Median Rent
$1,137

Johnston, IA Photos

Rankings for Johnston in Iowa

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Map Of Johnston, IA

Population over time in Johnston

Year Population % Change
2017 20,767 2.9%
2016 20,172 3.5%
2015 19,491 -0.3%
2014 19,550 3.6%
2013 18,874 4.1%
2012 18,135 4.7%
2011 17,316 5.3%
2010 16,446 4.6%
2009 15,723 -
Crime/100k Johnston IA USA
Violent Crime 146.7 250.1 368.9
Murder 4.6 1.7 5.0
Robbery 32.1 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 91.7 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 1109.3 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 146.7 352.6 376.0
Larceny 912.2 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 50.4 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Johnston

White
89.4% (18,560)
African American
2.4% (497)
American Indian
0.0% (9)
Asian
4.5% (944)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.7% (346)
Hispanic
2.0% (411)
Race Johnston IA USA
White 89.4% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 2.4% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 4.5% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.0% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Johnston, Iowa

Less than $10,000
1.7% (35,414)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.7% (34,395)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.3% (110,064)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.9% (101,401)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.7% (180,128)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.3% (277,199)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.2% (314,651)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.1% (418,346)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.7% (264,460)
$200,000 or more
16.4% (340,638)
Income Johnston IA USA
Less than $10,000 1.7% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.7% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.3% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.9% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.7% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.3% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.2% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.1% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.7% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 16.4% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Johnston

Female
52.9% (10,981)
Male
47.1% (9,786)
Gender Johnston IA USA
Female 52.9% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Johnston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (415)
High School / GED
16.0% (3,322)
Some College
16.0% (3,322)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,869)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (7,268)
Master's Degree
15.0% (3,115)
Professional Degree
4.0% (830)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (623)
Education Johnston IA USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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