Iowa

Population 3,074,186

Homefacts State Report

Iowa is home to more than 3 million residents, making it the 30th most populous of the 50 United States. Iowa ranks 27th in total area (56,273.00 square miles) and 27th in population density (54.62 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 38 years, with 76.7% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 5,468 criminal and sex offenders in Iowa (approximately 17.79 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Iowa is 3.0% .

Schools view a full school report for Iowa

1,350 Public Schools

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Crime view a full crime report for Iowa

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Iowa by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Iowa crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

5,468 Registered Sex Offenders found in Iowa

A search for our database shows there are 5,468 registered Sex Offenders in Iowa. Iowa has a ratio of 17.79 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 193 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Iowa. As well as 0 offenders whose location is unknown in Iowa due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Iowa Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Iowa

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Real Estate search Iowa real estate

Search for real estate in Iowa by selecting one of the top for sale, foreclosure or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Iowa real estate, home values or foreclosures, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$130,000 compared to September 2016
Median Sales Price
$138,000 compared to September 2016

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8.9%
  • Rented
    26.7%
  • Owned
    64.4%

4,077 Foreclosures

median foreclosure price
$84,750  

Foreclosure Status Distribution

9,103 Building Permits

Iowa building permits average per year since 2001 is 9,711. In 2005, there was a high number of building permits with 14,486 and a low number of building permits in 2010 of 6,395. 67.31% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

32,430 Environmental Hazards

Demographics view full Iowa demographics report

Unemployment view full Iowa unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Iowa has ranged from 2.0% in October 1999 to 7.3% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for Iowa is 3.0% for September 2017. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry E. Branstad
  • Sen. Joni Ernst
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley
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