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Dickens, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Dickens,IA index of house prices

Total population: 182 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 242 (8 farm, 234 nonfarm))

Houses: 82 (78 occupied: 71 owner occupied, 6 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

8%
State:

29%

Housing density: 98 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $111,669.

Median contract rent in 2016: $281 (lower quartile is $259, upper quartile is $406)


Median gross rent in Dickens, IA in 2016: $506

Housing units in Dickens with a mortgage: 43 (2 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 28

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,021

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $26,321

Median monthly housing costs: $659


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Dickens, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $64,292 (it was $30,700 in 2000)
Dickens:

$64,292
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $22,639 - $97,026

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $83,536
Here:

$83,536
State:

$179,425

Mobile homes: $59,770
Here:

$59,770
State:

$49,582
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Household type by relationship:

Households: 205
  • In family households: 164 (30 male householders, 25 female householders)
    39 spouses, 47 children (41 natural, 3 adopted, 2 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 0 other relatives, 14 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 40 (15 male householders (8 living alone)), 7 female householders (7 living alone)), 18 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 23 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 9 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15 1-person, 3 2-persons, 3 4-persons.

21 married couples with children.
18 single-parent households (5 men, 13 women).

99.5% of residents of Dickens speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1 (0.5%)
(100.0% 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:

4.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 112 bedrooms
  • 413 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Dickens population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickens, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 62 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Dickens population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no vehicle
  • 71 vehicle
  • 172 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Dickens population

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

  • 0no vehicle
  • 61 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Dickens population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickens, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 44 rooms
  • 185 rooms
  • 146 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dickens population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickens, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 44 rooms
  • 05 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dickens population

Year house built

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

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

  • Dickens, IA household income distribution

  • Dickens, IA household income distribution
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3$40,000 to $44,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4$60,000 to $74,999
  • 17$75,000 to $99,999
  • 6$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Dickens, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Dickens, IA
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1$50,000 to $59,999
  • 10$60,000 to $69,999
  • 6$80,000 to $89,999
  • 4$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$200,000 to $249,999
  • 7$300,000 to $399,999
Dickens commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 25
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 26
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 21
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 10
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 6
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Dickens, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 87.0%
Number of people working at home: 2 (1.9% of all workers)

Dickens mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 102 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 12 (10%)
  • Walked: 4 (3%)
  • Other means: 4 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 32
 American: 13
 Norwegian: 8
 English: 4
 Danish: 4
 Scotch-Irish: 2
 Irish: 2
 Swedish: 2

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

  • 0%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

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

  • This state: 174
  • Other state: 29
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 26
  • South: 1
  • West: 1

91% of Dickens residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Iowa.

Dickens:

91.1%
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: 1
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 36
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4
  • Associate degree: 1
  • Bachelor's degree: 5
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

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: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 32
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10
  • Associate degree: 6
  • Bachelor's degree: 3
  • Master's degree: 1
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.1%Males
Dickens marital status for males
Dickens marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 64
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • Mobile homes: 13

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,414

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.6%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Dickens:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dickens
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (77.5%)
  • Electricity (11.3%)
  • Utility gas (7.0%)
  • No fuel used (2.8%)
  • Electricity (66.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

54.5%
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: 0
Here:

0.0%
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)