Dow City 72 Excellent
Dow City Livability #628 ranked city in Iowa#10,938 ranked city in the USARanks better than 62% of areas
F Dow City Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
A+ Dow City Cost of Living Cost of living is 15% lower than Iowa
Dow City
7723% less expensive than the US average
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Dow City cost of living
D Dow City Crime Total crime is 51% higher than Iowa
Total crime
3,02021% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3421% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
3%Year over year crime is up
Dow City crime
D- Dow City Employment Household income is 37% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$34,16738% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$17,33942% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%14% lower than the US average
Dow City employment
B Dow City Housing Home value is 59% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$54,60070% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$48449% lower than the US average
Home ownership
67%6% higher than the US average
Dow City real estate or Dow City rentals
A Dow City Schools HS graduation rate is 11% lower than Iowa
High school grad. rates
78%6% lower than the US average
School test scores
75%51% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Dow City K-12 schools
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User reviews rating
n/a 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
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      Dow City transportation information

      StatisticDow CityIowaNational
      Average one way commute17min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work78.2%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.7%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.4%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home1.9%4.5%4.6%

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