Decorah 95 Exceptional
Decorah Livability #3 ranked city in Iowa#36 ranked city in the USARanks better than 99% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Decorah Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Decorah Cost of Living Cost of living is 2% lower than Iowa
8713% less expensive than the US average
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Decorah cost of living
A+ Decorah Crime Total crime is 45% lower than Iowa
Total crime
1,10256% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 9156% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-1%Year over year crime is down
Decorah crime
C- Decorah Employment Household income is 3% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$52,9124% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,33418% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%64% lower than the US average
Decorah employment
B- Decorah Housing Home value is 21% higher than Iowa
Median home value
$160,50013% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$59038% lower than the US average
Home ownership
69%8% higher than the US average
Decorah real estate or Decorah rentals
A+ Decorah Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Iowa
High school grad. rates
93%12% higher than the US average
School test scores
89%81% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
12:125% lower than the US average
Decorah K-12 schools
A+ Decorah User Ratings There are a total of 6 ratings in Decorah
Overall user rating
94% 6 total ratings
User reviews rating
100% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
91% 5 total surveys
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      Decorah transportation information

      Average one way commute12min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work50.3%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.9%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle2.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk34.6%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home5.8%4.5%4.6%

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