Johnston 93 Exceptional
Johnston Livability #8 ranked city in Iowa#105 ranked city in the USARanks better than 99% of areas

Livability Awards

B+ Johnston Amenities Some amenities close to this location
D+ Johnston Cost of Living Cost of living is 14% higher than Iowa
1033% more expensive than the US average
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Johnston cost of living
A+ Johnston Crime Total crime is 34% lower than Iowa
Total crime
1,32647% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7647% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
6%Year over year crime is up
Johnston crime
B+ Johnston Employment Household income is 75% higher than Iowa
Median household income
$95,56573% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$46,42156% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%38% lower than the US average
Johnston employment
C Johnston Housing Home value is 79% higher than Iowa
Median home value
$237,60029% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,07613% higher than the US average
Home ownership
76%20% higher than the US average
Johnston real estate or Johnston rentals
A+ Johnston Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Iowa
High school grad. rates
95%15% higher than the US average
School test scores
90%83% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:110% lower than the US average
Johnston K-12 schools
A+ Johnston User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Johnston
Overall user rating
99% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
100% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
97% 2 total surveys
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      Johnston transportation information

      Average one way commute20min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.7%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.7%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.4%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home5.0%4.5%4.6%

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