Livability Score

80
/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 (1) F
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Koffee Kup Kafe
Coffee Shop
Arnolds Perk
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (1) F
Dickinson County Museum
Museum
Pearson Lakes Art Center
Theatre Arts
Okoboji Summer Theatre
Theatre Arts
Ranch Amusement Park
Theme Park
Great Lakes Cinema 7
Cinema
Higgins Museum
Museum
Higgins Museum
Museum
Iowa Rock N Roll Museum
Museum
Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum
Museum
Arnold's Park
Theme Park
Food and Drink (9) F
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
McKeens Pub and Grill
Bar
Burger King
Fast Food
Taco John's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Buck's Pub
Bar
A&W
Fast Food
Arby's
Fast Food
Papa Murphy's
Fast Food
The Barefoot Bar
Bar
McDonald's
Fast Food
Beer Can Alley
Bar
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Pair-A-Dice
Bar
Fitness (0) F
Groceries (4) C-
Fareway
Grocery Store
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Forbes Meat & Processing
Butcher
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Parks (7) B
Bob Allen Park
Park
Kiwanis Park
Park
Dickinson County Community Gardens
Park
J Jahn Park
Park
Memorial Park
Park
East Okoboji Access
Park
Gilbert Park
Park
Kenue Park
Park
Shelby's Playground
Playground
Elinor Bedell State Park
Park
Sprit Lake Outlet County Park
Park
Orleans Access
Park
Hattie Elston Park
Park
Pikes Point State Park
Park
Dickinson County Trailhead
Park
Inn Area Access
Park
Templar State Recreation Area
Park
Speier Park
Park
Marble Beach State Recreation Area
Park
Arnolds Park
Park
Central Park
Park
Sawmill Park
Park
Gull Point State Park
Park
Abbie Gardner Park
Park
Pillsbury Point State Park
Park
Shops (8) F
Great Lakes Mall
Mall
Business Today
Electronics
Spirit Lake Antique Mall
Furniture
Bomgaars
Home Improvement
Mary's Gift Shop
Gift Shop
Strand Salon
Beauty
Lee's Barber Shop
Hairdresser
Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
Shaw's of Okoboji
Houseware
Unknown Name
Mall
Casey's General Store
Convenience Store
Paradise Top Nails
Beauty
Verizon
Electronics
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Spirit Lake.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.0%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Spirit Lake is 91/100 - which is 2% higher than Iowa.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D
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crime A

Spirit Lake crime rates are 2,148 per 100k, which is 33% higher than Iowa
Property Crime
1,872 crimes per 100k
B-
Violent Crime
275 crimes per 100k
A+
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employment C+

The median income in Spirit Lake is $52,664 - which is 3% lower than Iowa.
Med. Household Income
$52,664
D-
Unemployment Rate
0.3%
A+
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health A+

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (8)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Lakes Regional Healthcare
Hospital
Spirit Lake Dental
Dentist
Dickinson County Sheriffs Office
Police
Lakes Family Practice Center
Hospital
Spirit Lake Police Department
Police
Family Dentistry Center
Dentist
Great Lakes Dental Center
Dentist
Okoboji Police Department
Police
Arnolds Park Police Department
Police
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing A-

Spirit Lake home prices are $163,600 - which is 23% higher than Iowa
Home Price
$163,600
D-
Home Appreciation Rate
13%
C
Home Affordability
3.1x (home price to income ratio)
A-
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schools A+

The Spirit Lake graduation rate is 93% - which is 6% higher than Iowa
School Test Scores
82%
A
High School Grad. Rates
93%
B+
Elementary Schools (2) F
Spirit Lake Elementary School
Spirit Lake Middle School
Okoboji Middle School
High Schools (1) F
Spirit Lake High School
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ratings A+

Spirit Lake has an overall rating of 100% from 1 reviews.
User Reviews (0)
From AreaVibes
User Surveys (1)
From AreaVibes
A+
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Spirit Lake Area Facts

  • Spirit Lake has a Livability Score of 80/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Spirit Lake crime rates are 33% higher than the Iowa average
  • Cost of living in Spirit Lake is 2% higher than the Iowa average
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F Amenities

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

Parks

Bob Allen Park
Kiwanis Park
Dickinson County Community Gardens
J Jahn Park
Memorial Park
East Okoboji Access
Gilbert Park
Kenue Park

Entertainment

Dickinson County Museum
Pearson Lakes Art Center
Okoboji Summer Theatre
Ranch Amusement Park
Great Lakes Cinema 7
Higgins Museum
Higgins Museum
Iowa Rock N Roll Museum

Food & Drink

Dairy Queen
McKeens Pub and Grill
Burger King
Taco John's
Subway
Buck's Pub
A&W
Arby's

F Commute

Is public transit available in Spirit Lake? Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Spirit Lake.
Drive to Work
83%

6% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
0%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
2%

1% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

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

Hospitals

Lakes Family Practice Center
Lakes Regional Healthcare

Pharmacies

Hy-Vee Pharmacy

Doctors

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