Carter Lake 78 Exceptional
Carter Lake Livability #327 ranked city in Iowa#5,199 ranked city in the USARanks better than 82% of areas
A+ Carter Lake Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Carter Lake Cost of Living Cost of living is 2% lower than Iowa
Carter Lake
8812% less expensive than the US average
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Carter Lake cost of living
A+ Carter Lake Crime Total crime is 46% lower than Iowa
Total crime
1,08756% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 9256% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
3%Year over year crime is up
Carter Lake crime
D Carter Lake Employment Household income is 6% higher than Iowa
Median household income
$57,6704% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$27,7947% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%25% higher than the US average
Carter Lake employment
F Carter Lake Housing Home value is 24% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$100,30046% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9134% lower than the US average
Home ownership
74%16% higher than the US average
Carter Lake real estate or Carter Lake rentals
C Carter Lake Schools HS graduation rate is 7% lower than Iowa
High school grad. rates
82%2% lower than the US average
School test scores
52%6% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:110% lower than the US average
Carter Lake K-12 schools
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      Carter Lake transportation information

      StatisticCarter LakeIowaNational
      Average one way commute21min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work86.7%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.1%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.8%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home1.4%4.5%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Carter Lake, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).