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Lake Mills, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Lake Mills,IA index of house prices

Total population: 2,056 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 2,173 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,025 (953 occupied: 652 owner occupied, 300 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

32%
State:

29%

Housing density: 394 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $172,715.

Median contract rent in 2016: $271 (lower quartile is $204, upper quartile is $364)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $688


Median gross rent in Lake Mills, IA in 2016: $344

Housing units in Lake Mills with a mortgage: 305 (0 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 348

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $54,768

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,817

Median monthly housing costs: $585


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Lake Mills, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $103,939 (it was $74,100 in 2000)
Lake Mills:

$103,939
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,083 - $161,527
Median year house/condo built: 1968

Median year apartment built: 1963

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,045
  • In family households: 1,515 (296 male householders, 215 female householders)
    454 spouses, 466 children (441 natural, 0 adopted, 25 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 18 other relatives, 50 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 481 (187 male householders (155 living alone)), 254 female householders (248 living alone)), 38 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 50

Size of family households: 204 2-persons, 74 3-persons, 160 4-persons, 53 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 404 1-person, 32 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

373 married couples with children.
38 single-parent households (28 men, 10 women).

98.6% of residents of Lake Mills speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 13 (0.6%)
(107.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lake Mills, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 1492 bedrooms
  • 3243 bedrooms
  • 1644 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Mills population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Mills, Iowa:

  • 50no bedroom
  • 631 bedroom
  • 902 bedrooms
  • 633 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Mills population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 23no vehicle
  • 1801 vehicle
  • 2652 vehicles
  • 1373 vehicles
  • 414 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lake Mills population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Mills in renter-occupied apartments

  • 44no vehicle
  • 1561 vehicle
  • 812 vehicles
  • 63 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lake Mills population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake Mills, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 53 rooms
  • 674 rooms
  • 1125 rooms
  • 1446 rooms
  • 1367 rooms
  • 838 rooms
  • 1039+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Mills population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Mills, Iowa:

  • 511 room
  • 352 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 474 rooms
  • 315 rooms
  • 196 rooms
  • 257 rooms
  • 408 rooms
  • 209+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Mills 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 ($)

  • Lake Mills, IA household income distribution

  • Lake Mills, IA household income distribution
  • 37Less than $10,000
  • 60$10,000 to $14,999
  • 76$15,000 to $19,999
  • 64$20,000 to $24,999
  • 46$25,000 to $29,999
  • 89$30,000 to $34,999
  • 66$35,000 to $39,999
  • 21$40,000 to $44,999
  • 56$45,000 to $49,999
  • 83$50,000 to $59,999
  • 97$60,000 to $74,999
  • 91$75,000 to $99,999
  • 58$100,000 to $124,999
  • 30$125,000 to $149,999
  • 61$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lake Mills, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lake Mills, IA
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 31$40,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 76$60,000 to $69,999
  • 25$70,000 to $79,999
  • 77$80,000 to $89,999
  • 63$90,000 to $99,999
  • 44$100,000 to $124,999
  • 106$125,000 to $149,999
  • 74$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11$175,000 to $199,999
  • 34$200,000 to $249,999
  • 13$250,000 to $299,999
  • 12$300,000 to $399,999
  • 11$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lake Mills, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lake Mills, IA
  • 7Less than $100
  • 3$150 to $199
  • 6$200 to $249
  • 28$250 to $299
  • 34$300 to $349
  • 20$350 to $399
  • 26$400 to $449
  • 13$450 to $499
  • 32$500 to $549
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 26$600 to $649
  • 5$700 to $749
  • 11$750 to $799
  • 6$1,000 to $1,249
  • 13$1,250 to $1,499
  • 22$1,500 to $1,999
  • 9No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 31980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Lake Mills population
Lake Mills commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 185
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 234
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 70
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 55
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 101
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 91
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 92
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 8
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 29
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 52
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Lake Mills, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 70.0%
Number of people working at home: 43 (4.4% of all workers)

Lake Mills mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 884 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 117 (11%)
  • Taxi: 24 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (1%)
  • Walked: 27 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 43 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Norwegian: 565
 German: 129
 American: 44
 Irish: 10
 Scandinavian: 10
 English: 9
 Danish: 7
 Italian: 6
 Dutch: 5
 Polish: 5
 Swedish: 5
 French Canadian: 4
 European: 2

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

  • 77%Philippines
  • 31%Germany
  • 0%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

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

  • This state: 1,123
  • Other state: 903
  • Northeast: 25
  • Midwest: 712
  • South: 69
  • West: 95

83% of Lake Mills residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Iowa.

Lake Mills:

82.6%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 18
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 20
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 231
  • Less than 1 year of college: 53
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 118
  • Associate degree: 96
  • Bachelor's degree: 111
  • Master's degree: 33
  • Professional school degree: 10
  • 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: 8
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 14
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 21
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 272
  • Less than 1 year of college: 30
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 101
  • Associate degree: 114
  • Bachelor's degree: 156
  • Master's degree: 46
  • Professional school degree: 5
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 8.9%Females
Lake Mills marital status for males
Lake Mills marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 801
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 49
  • 3 or 4: 82
  • 5 to 9: 24
  • 10 to 19: 31
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,351

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lake Mills:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lake Mills
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (90.3%)
  • Electricity (7.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (55.7%)
  • Electricity (41.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

2.1%
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: 40
Here:

51.9%
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)