Storm Lake 77 Exceptional
Storm Lake Livability #298 ranked city in Iowa#5,124 ranked city in the USARanks better than 82% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Storm Lake Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Storm Lake Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% lower than Iowa
Storm Lake
8614% less expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Storm Lake cost of living
C Storm Lake Crime Total crime is 4% lower than Iowa
Total crime
1,91618% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5318% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
Storm Lake crime
D Storm Lake Employment Household income is 21% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$43,22622% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,02033% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%8% lower than the US average
Storm Lake employment
C- Storm Lake Housing Home value is 16% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$111,70040% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$60336% lower than the US average
Home ownership
57%11% lower than the US average
Storm Lake real estate or Storm Lake rentals
D+ Storm Lake Schools HS graduation rate is 29% lower than Iowa
High school grad. rates
62%25% lower than the US average
School test scores
55%14% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:113% lower than the US average
Storm Lake K-12 schools
A Storm Lake User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in Storm Lake
Overall user rating
80% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
0% 0 total surveys
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      Storm Lake transportation information

      StatisticStorm LakeIowaNational
      Average one way commute11min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work66.0%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool20.3%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.9%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk7.4%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home3.7%4.5%4.6%

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