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

Houses: 502 (441 occupied: 278 owner occupied, 164 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

29%

Housing density: 478 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $383,195.

Median contract rent in 2016: $317 (lower quartile is $216, upper quartile is $407)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $392


Median gross rent in Calmar, IA in 2016: $341

Housing units in Calmar with a mortgage: 189 (7 second mortgage, 18 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 88

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $61,353

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,205

Median monthly housing costs: $620


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Calmar, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,084 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Calmar:

$121,084
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,113 - $161,198

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $125,043
Here:

$125,043
State:

$179,425
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1939

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,032
  • In family households: 812 (137 male householders, 143 female householders)
    178 spouses, 267 children (248 natural, 8 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 27 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 16 other relatives, 46 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 215 (73 male householders (62 living alone)), 89 female householders (59 living alone)), 53 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4

Size of family households: 129 2-persons, 87 3-persons, 19 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 22 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 121 1-person, 31 2-persons, 10 3-persons.

119 married couples with children.
113 single-parent households (32 men, 81 women).

98.4% of residents of Calmar speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 8 (0.8%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 502 bedrooms
  • 1573 bedrooms
  • 554 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calmar, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 892 bedrooms
  • 443 bedrooms
  • 214 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:

  • 0no vehicle
  • 841 vehicle
  • 1162 vehicles
  • 673 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population

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

  • 9no vehicle
  • 651 vehicle
  • 492 vehicles
  • 403 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Calmar, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 224 rooms
  • 605 rooms
  • 756 rooms
  • 577 rooms
  • 368 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calmar, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 454 rooms
  • 235 rooms
  • 366 rooms
  • 157 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

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

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

  • Calmar, IA household income distribution

  • Calmar, IA household income distribution
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 24$10,000 to $14,999
  • 32$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 58$25,000 to $29,999
  • 17$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 31$40,000 to $44,999
  • 9$45,000 to $49,999
  • 98$50,000 to $59,999
  • 34$60,000 to $74,999
  • 59$75,000 to $99,999
  • 20$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 18$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Calmar, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Calmar, IA
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$40,000 to $49,999
  • 16$60,000 to $69,999
  • 20$70,000 to $79,999
  • 27$80,000 to $89,999
  • 19$90,000 to $99,999
  • 49$100,000 to $124,999
  • 50$125,000 to $149,999
  • 36$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 15$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3$300,000 to $399,999
  • 6$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Calmar, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Calmar, IA
  • 7$150 to $199
  • 10$200 to $249
  • 7$250 to $299
  • 18$300 to $349
  • 19$350 to $399
  • 16$400 to $449
  • 7$450 to $499
  • 18$500 to $549
  • 12$550 to $599
  • 20$600 to $649
  • 7No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 12010 or later
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Calmar population
Calmar commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 61
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 87
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 68
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 92
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 124
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 68
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 32
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 5
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 20
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 8
  • 90 or more minutes: 6
Calmar, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.6%
Number of people working at home: 8 (1.4% of all workers)

Calmar mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 397 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 29 (6%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (1%)
  • Walked: 43 (9%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 181
 Norwegian: 25
 English: 24
 Irish: 22
 Czech: 19
 American: 15
 Italian: 9
 French (except Basque): 7
 Dutch: 4
 Northern European: 4
 Scottish: 3
 Czechoslovakian: 1
 Haitian: 1

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

  • 175%Honduras
  • 13%India
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

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

  • This state: 818
  • Other state: 201
  • Northeast: 15
  • Midwest: 125
  • South: 29
  • West: 29

81% of Calmar residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Iowa.

Calmar:

81.0%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 118
  • Less than 1 year of college: 13
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 28
  • Associate degree: 61
  • Bachelor's degree: 43
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • 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: 18
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 9
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 90
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 69
  • Associate degree: 56
  • Bachelor's degree: 32
  • Master's degree: 13
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.8%Males
Calmar marital status for males
Calmar marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 383
  • Two: 27
  • 3 or 4: 16
  • 5 to 9: 33
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 to 49: 3
  • Mobile homes: 8
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,853

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Calmar:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Calmar
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (81.3%)
  • Electricity (14.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (51.2%)
  • Electricity (49.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 43
Here:

31.9%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

5.2%
Iowa:

23.8%

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)