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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: 86 (83 occupied: 67 owner occupied, 3 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

4%
State:

29%

Housing density: 103 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $103,624.

Median contract rent in 2015: $281 (lower quartile is $259, upper quartile is $406)


Median gross rent in Dickens, IA in 2015: $506

Housing units in Dickens with a mortgage: 26 (7 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 24

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,252

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $23,982

Median monthly housing costs: $734


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Dickens, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $52,670 (it was $30,700 in 2000)
Dickens:

$52,670
Iowa:

$136,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $21,957 - $74,080

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $71,584
Here:

$71,584
State:

$171,636

Mobile homes: $12,073
Here:

$12,073
State:

$47,660
Median year house/condo built: 1940

Median year apartment built: 1939

Household type by relationship:

Households: 242
  • In family households: 232 (53 male householders, 12 female householders)
    67 spouses, 96 children (94 natural, 0 adopted, 2 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10 (2 male householders (2 living alone)), 7 female householders (6 living alone)), 1 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 26 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8 1-person, 1 2-persons.

53 married couples with children.
5 single-parent households (3 men, 2 women).

All residents speak only English at home

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 262 bedrooms
  • 333 bedrooms
  • 64 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Dickens population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickens, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 52 bedrooms
  • 23 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:

  • 1no vehicle
  • 21 vehicle
  • 352 vehicles
  • 203 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Dickens population

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

  • 0no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 62 vehicles
  • 13 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
  • 03 rooms
  • 84 rooms
  • 315 rooms
  • 166 rooms
  • 67 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dickens population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickens, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 24 rooms
  • 55 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dickens population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Dickens, IA household income distribution

  • Dickens, IA household income distribution
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$40,000 to $44,999
  • 19$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1$50,000 to $59,999
  • 10$60,000 to $74,999
  • 6$75,000 to $99,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Dickens, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Dickens, IA
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3$300,000 to $399,999
Dickens commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 10
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 14
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 38
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 26
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 8
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 13
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1
  • 90 or more minutes: 2
Dickens, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.7%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% 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: 54
 United States or American: 19
 Norwegian: 15
 Danish: 10
 Irish: 9
 European: 6
 Scottish: 6
 Scandinavian: 5
 Swedish: 5
 French (except Basque): 4
 Dutch: 1
 English: 1

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

  • This state: 227
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 13
  • South: 0
  • West: 0

80% of Dickens residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Iowa.

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: 4
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 21
  • Less than 1 year of college: 10
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 9
  • Associate degree: 5
  • Bachelor's degree: 0
  • 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: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 10
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 28
  • Less than 1 year of college: 8
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 11
  • Associate degree: 8
  • Bachelor's degree: 0
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.9%Males
  • 8.0%Females
Dickens marital status for males
Dickens marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 69
  • Mobile homes: 17

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,029

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 12 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Dickens:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 86.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 3.9%Electricity
  • 2.6%Utility gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 71.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.6%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

10.8%

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

0.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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)