fort dodge Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 590 4.5 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 5,139 39.0 % 32.8 %
Some College 4,020 30.5 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,280 17.3 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,157 8.8 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 11,749 89.1 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 2,743 20.8 % 20.8 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 24,846 - -
19 years old and under 6,355 25.6 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 8,139 32.8 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 6,227 25.1 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 4,125 16.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 22,371 97.3 % 84.8 %
Spanish 506 2.2 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 109 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 3,275 36.8 % 33.2 %
Married 3,791 42.6 % 50.6 %
Separated 178 2.0 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,653 18.6 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 11,265 - -
Occupied Housing Units 10,169 90.3 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,096 9.7 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 7,915 70.3 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 435 3.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 632 5.6 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 556 4.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 580 5.1 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 391 3.5 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 466 4.1 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 290 2.6 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 544 4.8 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 440 3.9 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,391 12.3 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,384 12.3 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,447 30.6 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 3,479 30.9 % 13.1 %
Electric 1,472 13.1 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 13 0.1 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 8,401 74.6 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 77 0.7 % 4.2 %
Wood 33 0.3 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 75 0.7 % 0.4 %
None 98 0.9 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 22,143 91.2 % 75.7 %
African-American 1,472 6.1 % 13.1 %
Native American 113 0.5 % 0.8 %
Asian 296 1.2 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 245 1.0 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 38,380 53,657
Median Family Income 51,035 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 22,434 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 67.74 %
  • Temperature 82.4 ℉
  • Rainfall 5.55 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.27
    [CDD] 7.18
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.01 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com