Storm Lake SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
10

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Storm Lake, Iowa Info Snack

Storm Lake is a city in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States. The population was 10,600 in the 2010 census, an increase from 10,076 in the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Buena Vista County. Storm Lake is home to Buena Vista University, originally Buena Vista College. Tyson Foods operates a large hog slaughterhouse, meat packing plant, and turkey processing plant in Storm Lake.
Population
10,738
Unemployment
7.0%
Poverty
17.9%
Median Home
$118,100
Median Income
$48,382
Median Rent
$639

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Map Of Storm Lake, IA

Population over time in Storm Lake

Year Population % Change
2017 10,738 -0.3%
2016 10,768 -0.4%
2015 10,814 0.7%
2014 10,743 0.9%
2013 10,652 1.1%
2012 10,541 1.0%
2011 10,437 0.8%
2010 10,357 -

Crime in Storm Lake Per 100k

Crime Storm Lake IA USA
Violent Crime 658.0 293.4 382.9
Murder 0.0 3.3 5.3
Robbery 0.0 39.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 519.0 211.0 248.9
Property Crime 2613.5 2125.3 2362.0
Burglary 454.1 479.3 430.4
Larceny 2103.8 1468.6 1694.0
Car Theft 55.6 177.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Storm Lake

White
39.2% (4,209)
African American
3.9% (414)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
16.4% (1,759)
Hawaiian
2.4% (253)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.5% (56)
Hispanic
37.7% (4,047)
Race Storm Lake IA USA
White 39.2% 86.5% 61.5%
African American 3.9% 3.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 16.4% 2.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 2.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 37.7% 5.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Storm Lake, Iowa

Less than $10,000
5.4% (57,985)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.9% (84,830)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.6% (124,560)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.2% (98,789)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.2% (184,693)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.8% (234,088)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.7% (147,110)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.0% (96,642)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (27,918)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (16,107)
Income Storm Lake IA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.9% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.6% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.2% 9.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.2% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.8% 19.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.7% 14.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.0% 13.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 4.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 3.8% 6.3%

Gender in Storm Lake

Female
48.7% (5,226)
Male
51.3% (5,511)
Gender Storm Lake IA USA
Female 48.7% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 51.3% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Storm Lake for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
20.4% (2,187)
9-12th Grade
12.4% (1,333)
High School / GED
25.4% (2,725)
Some College
17.2% (1,851)
Associate's Degree
6.8% (733)
Bachelor's Degree
11.2% (1,207)
Master's Degree
3.8% (408)
Professional Degree
1.0% (109)
Doctorate Degree
1.7% (181)
Education Storm Lake IA USA
< 9th Grade 20.4% 3.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 12.4% 5.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 25.4% 31.5% 27.3%
Some College 17.2% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.8% 11.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 11.2% 18.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.8% 6.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.7% 1.2% 1.4%

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