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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: 4,022 (3,805 occupied: 2,331 owner occupied, 1,481 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

29%

Housing density: 588 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $194,239.

Median contract rent in 2016: $456 (lower quartile is $360, upper quartile is $577)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $695


Median gross rent in Pella, IA in 2016: $535

Housing units in Pella with a mortgage: 1,529 (27 second mortgage, 204 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 800

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $88,438

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $54,973

Median monthly housing costs: $896


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Pella, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $187,840 (it was $116,600 in 2000)
Pella:

$187,840
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $141,682 - $240,922

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $217,905
Here:

$217,905
State:

$179,425

Townhouses or other attached units: $253,211
Here:

$253,211
State:

$194,502

In 2-unit structures: $168,753
Here:

$168,753
State:

$132,478

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,889
Here:

$144,889
State:

$129,372

Mobile homes: $12,921
Here:

$12,921
State:

$49,582
Median year house/condo built: 1973

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,372
  • In family households: 7,351 (1,412 male householders, 925 female householders)
    2,041 spouses, 2,637 children (2,532 natural, 42 adopted, 62 stepchildren), 46 grandchildren, 43 brothers or sisters, 13 parents, 9 other relatives, 196 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,575 (646 male householders (587 living alone)), 806 female householders (762 living alone)), 119 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,439

Size of family households: 1,175 2-persons, 364 3-persons, 438 4-persons, 229 5-persons, 139 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,349 1-person, 93 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 3 4-persons.

1,989 married couples with children.
277 single-parent households (102 men, 175 women).

94.1% of residents of Pella speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 444 (4.3%)
(68.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.5
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 9no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 3132 bedrooms
  • 9823 bedrooms
  • 8664 bedrooms
  • 1195+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pella population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pella, Iowa:

  • 65no bedroom
  • 3781 bedroom
  • 7742 bedrooms
  • 1503 bedrooms
  • 684 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pella population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 26no vehicle
  • 4341 vehicle
  • 1,2532 vehicles
  • 5133 vehicles
  • 834 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pella population

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

  • 180no vehicle
  • 8851 vehicle
  • 3242 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pella population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pella, Iowa:

  • 51 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 723 rooms
  • 1164 rooms
  • 2445 rooms
  • 3496 rooms
  • 4047 rooms
  • 4588 rooms
  • 6969+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pella population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pella, Iowa:

  • 671 room
  • 1122 rooms
  • 3973 rooms
  • 4484 rooms
  • 2055 rooms
  • 526 rooms
  • 467 rooms
  • 578 rooms
  • 969+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pella 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 ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Pella, IA household income distribution

  • Pella, IA household income distribution
  • 190Less than $10,000
  • 140$10,000 to $14,999
  • 191$15,000 to $19,999
  • 137$20,000 to $24,999
  • 167$25,000 to $29,999
  • 141$30,000 to $34,999
  • 102$35,000 to $39,999
  • 266$40,000 to $44,999
  • 154$45,000 to $49,999
  • 331$50,000 to $59,999
  • 535$60,000 to $74,999
  • 698$75,000 to $99,999
  • 359$100,000 to $124,999
  • 236$125,000 to $149,999
  • 89$150,000 to $199,999
  • 47$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Pella, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Pella, IA
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 62$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11$40,000 to $49,999
  • 16$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4$60,000 to $69,999
  • 35$70,000 to $79,999
  • 43$80,000 to $89,999
  • 78$90,000 to $99,999
  • 160$100,000 to $124,999
  • 300$125,000 to $149,999
  • 371$150,000 to $174,999
  • 428$175,000 to $199,999
  • 422$200,000 to $249,999
  • 180$250,000 to $299,999
  • 162$300,000 to $399,999
  • 40$400,000 to $499,999
  • 22$500,000 to $749,999
  • 11$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Pella, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Pella, IA
  • 40Less than $100
  • 20$100 to $149
  • 22$150 to $199
  • 20$200 to $249
  • 10$250 to $299
  • 18$300 to $349
  • 16$350 to $399
  • 50$400 to $449
  • 77$450 to $499
  • 173$500 to $549
  • 79$550 to $599
  • 198$600 to $649
  • 82$650 to $699
  • 37$700 to $749
  • 81$750 to $799
  • 101$800 to $899
  • 158$900 to $999
  • 108$1,000 to $1,249
  • 41$1,250 to $1,499
  • 128$1,500 to $1,999
  • 14$2,000 to $2,499
  • 46No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 552010 or later
  • 512000 to 2009
  • 1381990 to 1999
  • 791980 to 1989
  • 641970 to 1979
  • 122Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Pella population
Pella commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 916
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,249
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,056
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 229
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 151
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 128
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 36
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 30
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 36
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 111
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 153
  • 90 or more minutes: 32
Pella, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.0%
Number of people working at home: 354 (6.3% of all workers)

Pella mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,977 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 1,228 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 36 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 66 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 129 (1%)
  • Walked: 726 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 354 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Dutch: 2,878
 German: 808
 American: 376
 Irish: 224
 Yugoslavian: 155
 Norwegian: 133
 Italian: 104
 English: 97
 European: 53
 Scotch-Irish: 44
 Swedish: 24
 Welsh: 21
 Northern European: 17
 French (except Basque): 14
 Danish: 14
 Scottish: 11
 Swiss: 11
 Czechoslovakian: 9
 Greek: 9
 Pennsylvania German: 6
 Russian: 6
 Nigerian: 4
 Egyptian: 2
 Scandinavian: 2

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

  • 24%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 15%Laos
  • 10%Bolivia
  • 8%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 7%Philippines
  • 6%Thailand
  • 5%Netherlands

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

  • This state: 7,664
  • Other state: 2,167
  • Northeast: 115
  • Midwest: 1,221
  • South: 492
  • West: 333

77% of Pella residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Iowa.

Pella:

76.8%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 15
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 100
  • 9th grade: 27
  • 10th grade: 25
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 10
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 767
  • Less than 1 year of college: 110
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 459
  • Associate degree: 270
  • Bachelor's degree: 722
  • Master's degree: 285
  • Professional school degree: 27
  • Doctorate degree: 108

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 19
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 189
  • 9th grade: 30
  • 10th grade: 70
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 811
  • Less than 1 year of college: 269
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 184
  • Associate degree: 325
  • Bachelor's degree: 858
  • Master's degree: 148
  • Professional school degree: 8
  • Doctorate degree: 104

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.6%Males
  • 4.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 80.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 56.2%Females
Pella marital status for males
Pella marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,631
  • One, attached: 180
  • Two: 202
  • 3 or 4: 64
  • 5 to 9: 302
  • 10 to 19: 253
  • 20 to 49: 191
  • 50 or more: 134
  • Mobile homes: 50

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,050

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Pella:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pella
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (90.3%)
  • Electricity (8.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (52.3%)
  • Electricity (46.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 219
Here:

23.9%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 68
Here:

14.6%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,296
Here:

95.6%
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)