Livability Score

78
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) F
Entertainment (0) F
Food and Drink (1) F
Kalona Brewing Company
Bar
Fitness (0) F
Groceries (0) F
General Discount Grocery
Grocery Store
Stringtown Grocery
Grocery Store
Parks (1) F
Kalona City Park
Park
Shops (2) F
Casey's
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.9% take public transportation in Kalona.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.9%
F
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cost of living A

The cost of living in Kalona is 94/100 - which is 5% higher than Iowa.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D
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crime A+

Kalona crime rates are 619 per 100k, which is 62% lower than Iowa
Property Crime
509 crimes per 100k
A+
Violent Crime
109 crimes per 100k
A+
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employment B

The median income in Kalona is $58,575 - which is 7% higher than Iowa.
Med. Household Income
$58,575
D+
Unemployment Rate
0.4%
A+
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health A+

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (4)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Kalona Volunteer Fire Department
Fire Station
Eye Associates
Doctor
Kalona Family Dental
Dentist
Mercy Family Medicine of Kalona
Doctor
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing A+

Kalona home prices are $159,400 - which is 20% higher than Iowa
Home Price
$159,400
C-
Home Appreciation Rate
5%
B
Home Affordability
2.7x (home price to income ratio)
A
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schools B+

The Kalona graduation rate is 86% - which is 2% lower than Iowa
School Test Scores
69%
B-
High School Grad. Rates
86%
C+
Elementary Schools (4) D-
Mid-Prairie Middle School
Mid-Prairie East Elem. School
Pathway Christian School
High Schools (2) F
Pathway Christian School
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ratings A+

Kalona has an overall rating of 92% from 1 reviews.
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A+
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Kalona? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Kalona City Park

Entertainment

Food & Drink

Kalona Brewing Company

F Commute

Is public transit available in Kalona? Of all people who commute, 0.9% take public transportation in Kalona.
Drive to Work
78%

1% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
1%

4% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
9%

6% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Kalona a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Pharmacies

Doctors

Eye Associates
Mercy Family Medicine of Kalona

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