Dows 70 Excellent
Dows Livability #716 ranked city in Iowa#12,503 ranked city in the USARanks better than 57% of areas
F Dows Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
A Dows Cost of Living Cost of living is 12% lower than Iowa
Dows
7921% less expensive than the US average
Iowa
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Dows cost of living
D Dows Crime Total crime is 49% higher than Iowa
Total crime
2,98220% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3420% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
3%Year over year crime is up
Dows crime
D Dows Employment Household income is 43% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$31,25044% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$21,03329% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
1%70% lower than the US average
Dows employment
C+ Dows Housing Home value is 68% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$42,50077% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$53144% lower than the US average
Home ownership
78%23% higher than the US average
Dows real estate or Dows rentals
B Dows Schools HS graduation rate is 2% higher than Iowa
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/aequal to the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
N/A Dows User Ratings There are a total of 0 ratings in Dows
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n/a 0 total ratings
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n/a 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
n/a 0 total surveys
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      StatisticDowsIowaNational
      Average one way commute27min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.3%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool16.0%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.8%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home0.9%4.5%4.6%

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