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Calmar, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Calmar,IA index of house prices

Total population: 961 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,037 (2 farm, 1,035 nonfarm))

Houses: 483 (455 occupied: 310 owner occupied, 161 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

29%

Housing density: 460 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $172,008.

Median contract rent in 2015: $317 (lower quartile is $216, upper quartile is $407)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $344


Median gross rent in Calmar, IA in 2015: $341

Housing units in Calmar with a mortgage: 162 (13 second mortgage, 33 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 124

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $57,292

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,809

Median monthly housing costs: $678


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Calmar, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $111,450 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Calmar:

$111,450
Iowa:

$136,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,541 - $149,218
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1939

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,034
  • In family households: 786 (224 male householders, 41 female householders)
    215 spouses, 291 children (267 natural, 7 adopted, 17 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 0 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 248 (88 male householders (56 living alone)), 95 female householders (84 living alone)), 65 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 121 2-persons, 59 3-persons, 55 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 7 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 140 1-person, 31 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

192 married couples with children.
47 single-parent households (9 men, 38 women).

95.9% of residents of Calmar speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 9 (0.9%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Calmar, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 702 bedrooms
  • 1493 bedrooms
  • 804 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calmar, Iowa:

  • 5no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 862 bedrooms
  • 223 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Calmar in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 17no vehicle
  • 811 vehicle
  • 1362 vehicles
  • 653 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population

Cars and other vehicles available in Calmar in renter-occupied apartments

  • 20no vehicle
  • 621 vehicle
  • 362 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Calmar, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 43 rooms
  • 344 rooms
  • 545 rooms
  • 666 rooms
  • 617 rooms
  • 568 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calmar, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 584 rooms
  • 225 rooms
  • 206 rooms
  • 57 rooms
  • 48 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population

Year house built

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Calmar, IA household income distribution

  • Calmar, IA household income distribution
  • 59Less than $10,000
  • 21$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$15,000 to $19,999
  • 33$20,000 to $24,999
  • 38$25,000 to $29,999
  • 43$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 25$40,000 to $44,999
  • 34$45,000 to $49,999
  • 68$50,000 to $59,999
  • 46$60,000 to $74,999
  • 23$75,000 to $99,999
  • 10$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Calmar, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Calmar, IA
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$40,000 to $49,999
  • 24$60,000 to $69,999
  • 21$70,000 to $79,999
  • 43$80,000 to $89,999
  • 19$90,000 to $99,999
  • 55$100,000 to $124,999
  • 52$125,000 to $149,999
  • 38$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 12$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Calmar, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Calmar, IA
  • 8$150 to $199
  • 8$200 to $249
  • 26$300 to $349
  • 22$350 to $399
  • 13$400 to $449
  • 8$450 to $499
  • 27$500 to $549
  • 5$550 to $599
  • 11$600 to $649
  • 10$800 to $899
  • 7No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 31995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 6Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population
Calmar commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 72
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 91
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 71
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 158
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 97
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 8
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 32
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 10
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 12
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4
  • 90 or more minutes: 11
Calmar, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.6%
Number of people working at home: 17 (2.9% of all workers)

Calmar mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 479 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 44 (8%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (1%)
  • Walked: 37 (6%)
  • Other means: 3 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 17 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 492
 Norwegian: 163
 Czech: 61
 Irish: 47
 English: 26
 United States or American: 20
 French (except Basque): 17
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Other groups: 8
 Polish: 7
 Croatian: 5
 Italian: 4
 Dutch: 3
 Northern European: 3
 Scottish: 3
 Swiss: 3
 Luxemburger: 2
 Swedish: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 33%Russia
  • 22%Germany
  • 22%Other Western Europe
  • 22%Italy

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 867
  • Northeast: 10
  • Midwest: 129
  • South: 15
  • West: 2

58% of Calmar residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Iowa.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 25
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 109
  • Less than 1 year of college: 29
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 25
  • Associate degree: 30
  • Bachelor's degree: 38
  • Master's degree: 11
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 3

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 43
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 126
  • Less than 1 year of college: 15
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 40
  • Associate degree: 39
  • Bachelor's degree: 38
  • Master's degree: 11
  • Professional school degree: 2
  • Doctorate degree: 7

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 1.5%Females
Calmar marital status for males
Calmar marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 351
  • One, attached: 12
  • Two: 24
  • 3 or 4: 14
  • 5 to 9: 32
  • 10 to 19: 28
  • Mobile homes: 22

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,714

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Calmar:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 86.4%Utility gas
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 55.1%Utility gas
  • 43.5%Electricity
  • 1.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 15
Here:

14.4%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

5.9%
Iowa:

25.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)