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Cedar Rapids, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,600 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Cedar Rapids:

$143,600
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,600 - $191,300

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $181,802
Here:

$181,802
State:

$186,769

Townhouses or other attached units: $161,145
Here:

$161,145
State:

$183,349

In 2-unit structures: $850,169
Here:

$850,169
State:

$141,928

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $168,959
Here:

$168,959
State:

$167,742

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,909
Here:

$121,909
State:

$142,668

Mobile homes: $76,376
Here:

$76,376
State:

$46,662

Cedar Rapids,IA index of house prices

Total population: 129,195 (Urban population: 119,320, Rural population: 1,243 (28 farm, 1,215 nonfarm))

Houses: 60,024 (54,284 occupied: 38,394 owner occupied, 15,890 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

29%
State:

28%

Housing density: 951 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $91,539.

Median contract rent in 2017: $447 (lower quartile is $346, upper quartile is $552)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $883


Median gross rent in Cedar Rapids, IA in 2017: $521

Housing units in Cedar Rapids with a mortgage: 25,127 (1,910 second mortgage, 2,925 home equity loan, 542 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,267

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $70,662

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,443

Median monthly housing costs: $877


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Cedar Rapids, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1971

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 132,240
  • In family households: 99,949 (15,341 male householders, 16,133 female householders)
    23,456 spouses, 37,870 children (36,363 natural, 651 adopted, 856 stepchildren), 1,602 grandchildren, 564 brothers or sisters, 966 parents, 1,251 other relatives, 2,766 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 29,139 (12,036 male householders (9,034 living alone)), 10,774 female householders (9,671 living alone)), 6,329 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,152

Size of family households: 14,534 2-persons, 7,319 3-persons, 5,869 4-persons, 1,660 5-persons, 1,767 6-persons, 325 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,705 1-person, 3,869 2-persons, 106 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 115 5-persons.

18,683 married couples with children.
10,554 single-parent households (2,683 men, 7,871 women).

93.7% of residents of Cedar Rapids speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 8,392 (6.3%)
(22.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 8661 bedroom
  • 8,0602 bedrooms
  • 19,1503 bedrooms
  • 8,4624 bedrooms
  • 1,8565+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 681no bedroom
  • 5,3571 bedroom
  • 6,0032 bedrooms
  • 2,9223 bedrooms
  • 7094 bedrooms
  • 2185+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cedar Rapids in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cedar Rapids in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 887no vehicle
  • 12,1601 vehicle
  • 16,3442 vehicles
  • 5,1503 vehicles
  • 3,0004 vehicles
  • 8535+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cedar Rapids in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cedar Rapids in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,930no vehicle
  • 9,0771 vehicle
  • 3,4162 vehicles
  • 8953 vehicles
  • 5354 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 2772 rooms
  • 6343 rooms
  • 3,5224 rooms
  • 6,9675 rooms
  • 8,5386 rooms
  • 6,2557 rooms
  • 5,8218 rooms
  • 6,3809+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 6461 room
  • 8362 rooms
  • 4,5363 rooms
  • 4,3294 rooms
  • 2,8005 rooms
  • 8626 rooms
  • 6247 rooms
  • 8478 rooms
  • 4109+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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
Owners and renters by unit type in Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Cedar Rapids, IA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Cedar Rapids, IA in 2017
  • 2,483Less than $10,000
  • 3,602$10,000 to $19,999
  • 5,696$20,000 to $29,999
  • 6,104$30,000 to $39,999
  • 5,475$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5,630$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6,243$60,000 to $74,999
  • 7,834$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4,917$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,106$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,794$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,400$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Cedar Rapids, IA

  • Distribution of house value in Cedar Rapids, IA in 2017
  • 805Less than $10,000
  • 284$10,000 to $14,999
  • 325$20,000 to $24,999
  • 288$25,000 to $29,999
  • 519$30,000 to $34,999
  • 45$35,000 to $39,999
  • 335$40,000 to $49,999
  • 822$50,000 to $59,999
  • 167$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,016$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,514$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,962$90,000 to $99,999
  • 4,896$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7,024$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,742$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3,145$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4,296$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,686$250,000 to $299,999
  • 774$300,000 to $399,999
  • 881$400,000 to $499,999
  • 612$500,000 to $749,999
  • 159$750,000 to $999,999
  • 97$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Cedar Rapids, IA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cedar Rapids, IA in 2017
  • 55Less than $100
  • 210$200 to $249
  • 209$250 to $299
  • 403$300 to $349
  • 860$350 to $399
  • 1,734$400 to $449
  • 425$450 to $499
  • 1,188$500 to $549
  • 1,237$550 to $599
  • 2,039$600 to $649
  • 1,101$650 to $699
  • 888$700 to $749
  • 1,269$750 to $799
  • 1,957$800 to $899
  • 538$900 to $999
  • 504$1,000 to $1,249
  • 562$1,250 to $1,499
  • 98$1,500 to $1,999
  • 86$2,000 to $2,499
  • 44$2,500 to $2,999
  • 92$3,000 to $3,499
  • 391No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 87.9%
Number of people working at home: 2,357 (3.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,865
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11,390
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 16,441
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 15,202
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 9,463
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,350
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,082
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 583
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,361
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,658
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 679
  • 90 or more minutes: 688
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cedar Rapids

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 89,690 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 5,570 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 322 (0%)
  • Taxi: 1,149 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 200 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,720 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,977 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • 40.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.1%Males
  • 0.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.9%Males
  • 14.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 8.2%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 2,4672010 or later
  • 1,7562000 to 2009
  • 8681990 to 1999
  • 7311980 to 1989
  • 4831970 to 1979
  • 520Before 1970
Ancestries in Cedar Rapids, IA

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 16,577 (28.8%)
  • American: 4,596 (8.0%)
  • Irish: 3,719 (6.5%)
  • Czech: 3,070 (5.3%)
  • English: 2,503 (4.3%)
  • European: 1,897 (3.3%)
  • Norwegian: 1,105 (1.9%)
  • African: 824 (1.4%)
  • Polish: 732 (1.3%)
  • Dutch: 604 (1.0%)
  • Italian: 593 (1.0%)
  • French: 535 (0.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 384 (0.7%)
  • Swedish: 379 (0.7%)
  • Scottish: 362 (0.6%)
  • Lebanese: 307 (0.5%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 271 (0.5%)
  • Danish: 260 (0.5%)
  • British: 253 (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 244 (0.4%)
  • Northern European: 240 (0.4%)
  • Eastern European: 147 (0.3%)
  • Haitian: 140 (0.2%)
  • Russian: 127 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 127 (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 106 (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 97 (0.2%)
  • Sudanese: 92 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 81 (0.1%)
  • Kenyan: 73 (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 67 (0.1%)
  • Syrian: 60 (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 53 (0.09%)
  • Egyptian: 52 (0.09%)
  • French Canadian: 51 (0.09%)
  • Jamaican: 51 (0.09%)
  • Canadian: 43 (0.07%)
  • Slavic: 42 (0.07%)
  • Ukrainian: 33 (0.06%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 32 (0.06%)
  • Yugoslavian: 31 (0.05%)
  • New Zealander: 20 (0.03%)
  • Iraqi: 12 (0.02%)
  • German Russian: 11 (0.02%)
  • Luxemburger: 10 (0.02%)
  • Hungarian: 9 (0.02%)
  • Croatian: 8 (0.01%)
  • Slovene: 7 (0.01%)
  • Portuguese: 7 (0.01%)
  • Serbian: 6 (0.01%)
  • Ethiopian: 6 (0.01%)
  • Finnish: 5 (0.01%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 4 (0.01%)
  • Lithuanian: 3 (0.01%)

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

India
Cedar Rapids:

19.1% (1,136)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Mexico
Cedar Rapids:

13.6% (809)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Korea
Cedar Rapids:

9.1% (539)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Other Eastern Africa
Cedar Rapids:

4.9% (291)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Cedar Rapids:

4.3% (254)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Africa, n.e.c.
Cedar Rapids:

3.4% (204)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Cedar Rapids:

3.4% (203)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Cedar Rapids:

3.2% (189)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Kenya
Cedar Rapids:

2.6% (155)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Haiti
Cedar Rapids:

2.3% (135)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Laos
Cedar Rapids:

2.2% (133)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Chile
Cedar Rapids:

1.9% (110)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Lebanon
Cedar Rapids:

1.5% (90)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Cedar Rapids:

1.5% (90)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 89,419
  • Other state: 33,942
  • Northeast: 2,221
  • Midwest: 19,343
  • South: 6,324
  • West: 6,054

84.1% of Cedar Rapids residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38.1% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59.2% lived in Iowa.


Cedar Rapids:

84.1%
State average:

85.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 131
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 248
  • 5th and 6th grade: 47
  • 7th and 8th grade: 453
  • 9th grade: 595
  • 10th grade: 602
  • 11th grade: 1,115
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 376
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,271
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,937
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,525
  • Associate degree: 4,041
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,089
  • Master's degree: 2,140
  • Professional school degree: 440
  • Doctorate degree: 1,069
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 182
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 59
  • 5th and 6th grade: 293
  • 7th and 8th grade: 311
  • 9th grade: 354
  • 10th grade: 128
  • 11th grade: 229
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 414
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 13,474
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,982
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,270
  • Associate degree: 6,563
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,329
  • Master's degree: 3,086
  • Professional school degree: 708
  • Doctorate degree: 234
Educational Attainment for Females
Cedar Rapids marital status for males
Cedar Rapids marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 39,261
  • One, attached: 3,016
  • Two: 733
  • 3 or 4: 1,431
  • 5 to 9: 3,292
  • 10 to 19: 5,735
  • 20 to 49: 2,103
  • 50 or more: 1,880
  • Mobile homes: 2,499
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 74

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,700

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Cedar Rapids
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 91.6%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,022
Here:

13.9%
Iowa:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 841
Here:

13.6%
Iowa:

7.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,084
Here:

30.1%
Iowa:

24.7%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability