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Pella, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Pella,IA index of house prices

Total population: 10,337 (Urban population: 9,162 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 587 (43 farm, 544 nonfarm))

Houses: 3,704 (3,500 occupied: 2,368 owner occupied, 1,453 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

29%

Housing density: 542 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $173,316.

Median contract rent in 2015: $456 (lower quartile is $360, upper quartile is $577)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $745


Median gross rent in Pella, IA in 2015: $535

Housing units in Pella with a mortgage: 1,280 (74 second mortgage, 161 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 780

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $87,875

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $53,140

Median monthly housing costs: $899


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Pella, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $178,131 (it was $116,600 in 2000)
Pella:

$178,131
Iowa:

$136,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $133,414 - $225,098
Median year house/condo built: 1971

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,296
  • In family households: 7,103 (2,092 male householders, 276 female householders)
    2,184 spouses, 2,433 children (2,301 natural, 45 adopted, 87 stepchildren), 7 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 39 parents, 8 other relatives, 60 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,193 (396 male householders (335 living alone)), 695 female householders (665 living alone)), 102 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,453 (14 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,151 2-persons, 454 3-persons, 470 4-persons, 204 5-persons, 73 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,000 1-person, 91 2-persons.

1,818 married couples with children.
253 single-parent households (54 men, 199 women).

92.0% of residents of Pella speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).
3.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 300 (3.1%)
(72.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 19no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 4632 bedrooms
  • 1,1973 bedrooms
  • 5554 bedrooms
  • 1015+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pella population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pella, Iowa:

  • 97no bedroom
  • 3111 bedroom
  • 5162 bedrooms
  • 1773 bedrooms
  • 324 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pella population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 100no vehicle
  • 4571 vehicle
  • 1,2412 vehicles
  • 4393 vehicles
  • 644 vehicles
  • 565+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pella population

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

  • 138no vehicle
  • 5631 vehicle
  • 3812 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pella population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pella, Iowa:

  • 121 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 303 rooms
  • 1344 rooms
  • 4935 rooms
  • 5466 rooms
  • 4297 rooms
  • 3568 rooms
  • 3579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pella population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pella, Iowa:

  • 581 room
  • 1452 rooms
  • 1813 rooms
  • 3414 rooms
  • 2585 rooms
  • 1026 rooms
  • 217 rooms
  • 228 rooms
  • 159+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pella population

Year house built

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

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

  • Pella, IA household income distribution

  • Pella, IA household income distribution
  • 208Less than $10,000
  • 222$10,000 to $14,999
  • 227$15,000 to $19,999
  • 131$20,000 to $24,999
  • 209$25,000 to $29,999
  • 238$30,000 to $34,999
  • 279$35,000 to $39,999
  • 179$40,000 to $44,999
  • 278$45,000 to $49,999
  • 289$50,000 to $59,999
  • 520$60,000 to $74,999
  • 428$75,000 to $99,999
  • 132$100,000 to $124,999
  • 30$125,000 to $149,999
  • 38$150,000 to $199,999
  • 51$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Pella, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Pella, IA
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 16$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 68$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 18$60,000 to $69,999
  • 15$70,000 to $79,999
  • 45$80,000 to $89,999
  • 115$90,000 to $99,999
  • 204$100,000 to $124,999
  • 295$125,000 to $149,999
  • 431$150,000 to $174,999
  • 406$175,000 to $199,999
  • 425$200,000 to $249,999
  • 130$250,000 to $299,999
  • 122$300,000 to $399,999
  • 27$400,000 to $499,999
  • 25$500,000 to $749,999
  • 13$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Pella, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Pella, IA
  • 54Less than $100
  • 23$100 to $149
  • 30$150 to $199
  • 18$200 to $249
  • 13$250 to $299
  • 13$300 to $349
  • 34$350 to $399
  • 63$400 to $449
  • 60$450 to $499
  • 155$500 to $549
  • 58$550 to $599
  • 140$600 to $649
  • 148$650 to $699
  • 57$700 to $749
  • 58$750 to $799
  • 146$800 to $899
  • 164$900 to $999
  • 43$1,000 to $1,249
  • 49$1,250 to $1,499
  • 71$1,500 to $1,999
  • 56$2,000 to $2,499
  • 48No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 181995 to March 2000
  • 171990 to 1994
  • 201985 to 1989
  • 591980 to 1984
  • 411975 to 1979
  • 231970 to 1974
  • 91965 to 1969
  • 113Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Pella population
Pella commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,013
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,236
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 882
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 266
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 150
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 55
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 76
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 19
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 52
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 104
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 130
  • 90 or more minutes: 32
Pella, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.4%
Number of people working at home: 166 (3.2% of all workers)

Pella mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,765 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 348 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 85 (2%)
  • Motorcycle: 16 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 59 (1%)
  • Walked: 712 (14%)
  • Other means: 30 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 166 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Dutch: 4,206
 German: 1,424
 English: 489
 United States or American: 468
 Other groups: 447
 Irish: 345
 European: 164
 Norwegian: 144
 Swedish: 108
 Czech: 99
 Scotch-Irish: 74
 Scottish: 68
 Italian: 58
 Polish: 49
 French (except Basque): 48
 Danish: 48
 Welsh: 37
 Swiss: 26
 Czechoslovakian: 24
 Greek: 23
 Latvian: 17
 Russian: 17
 French Canadian: 16
 British: 11
 Slovak: 10
 Belgian: 9
 Slavic: 8
 Subsaharan African:: 6
 African: 6

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

  • 35%Netherlands
  • 22%Laos
  • 12%Vietnam
  • 6%Germany
  • 5%Cambodia
  • 4%Philippines
  • 3%Canada

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

  • This state: 7,636
  • Northeast: 156
  • Midwest: 1,104
  • South: 211
  • West: 312

50% of Pella residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Iowa.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 44
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 11
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 230
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 71
  • 11th grade: 34
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 93
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 708
  • Less than 1 year of college: 126
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 295
  • Associate degree: 180
  • Bachelor's degree: 561
  • Master's degree: 257
  • Professional school degree: 65
  • Doctorate degree: 51

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 18
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 47
  • 7th and 8th grade: 391
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 53
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 898
  • Less than 1 year of college: 181
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 401
  • Associate degree: 188
  • Bachelor's degree: 731
  • Master's degree: 124
  • Professional school degree: 45
  • Doctorate degree: 28

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 17.0%Females
Pella marital status for males
Pella marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,643
  • One, attached: 34
  • Two: 242
  • 3 or 4: 103
  • 5 to 9: 190
  • 10 to 19: 170
  • 20 to 49: 132
  • 50 or more: 101
  • Mobile homes: 89

Median worth of mobile homes: $29,502

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Pella:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 96.1%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 76.4%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Electricity
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 211
Here:

21.8%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 142
Here:

28.9%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,182
Here:

88.7%
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)