Central City 80 Exceptional
Central City Livability #243 ranked city in Iowa#3,475 ranked city in the USARanks better than 88% of areas
D+ Central City Amenities Some amenities close to this location
B Central City Cost of Living Cost of living is equal to Iowa
Central City
9010% less expensive than the US average
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Central City cost of living
A+ Central City Crime Total crime is 61% lower than Iowa
Total crime
75471% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 13371% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-20%Year over year crime is down
Central City crime
C- Central City Employment Household income is 13% higher than Iowa
Median household income
$61,64111% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$25,83213% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%24% lower than the US average
Central City employment
D- Central City Housing Home value is 11% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$118,40036% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$53144% lower than the US average
Home ownership
76%20% higher than the US average
Central City real estate or Central City rentals
A+ Central City Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Iowa
High school grad. rates
93%12% higher than the US average
School test scores
80%62% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
11:131% lower than the US average
Central City K-12 schools
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      Central City transportation information

      StatisticCentral CityIowaNational
      Average one way commute31min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work78.9%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool14.0%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk4.3%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home1.9%4.5%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)6354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a8711

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      Source: The Central City, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).