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University Heights, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $296,681 (it was $162,100 in 2000)
University Heights:

$296,681
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $224,246 - $394,068

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $301,534
Here:

$301,534
State:

$186,769

Townhouses or other attached units: $382,395
Here:

$382,395
State:

$183,349

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $688,216
Here:

$688,216
State:

$142,668

University Heights,IA index of house prices

Total population: 1,125 (Urban population: 991, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 587 (541 occupied: 301 owner occupied, 235 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

44%
State:

28%

Housing density: 2,157 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $413,012.

Median contract rent in 2017: $456 (lower quartile is $416, upper quartile is $517)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $892


Median gross rent in University Heights, IA in 2017: $507

Housing units in University Heights with a mortgage: 173 (24 second mortgage, 28 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 130

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $138,540

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $67,147

Median monthly housing costs: $1,273


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University Heights, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,318
  • In family households: 926 (149 male householders, 133 female householders)
    255 spouses, 321 children (301 natural, 7 adopted, 12 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 2 other relatives, 29 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 397 (108 male householders (70 living alone)), 147 female householders (106 living alone)), 137 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 140 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 36 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 178 1-person, 49 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

281 married couples with children.
30 single-parent households (0 men, 30 women).

91.3% of residents of University Heights speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 112 (8.5%)
(68.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.0
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in University Heights, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in University Heights, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 542 bedrooms
  • 913 bedrooms
  • 1024 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in University Heights, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in University Heights, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 421 bedroom
  • 842 bedrooms
  • 763 bedrooms
  • 184 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in University Heights in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in University Heights in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2no vehicle
  • 1181 vehicle
  • 1112 vehicles
  • 603 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in University Heights in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in University Heights in renter-occupied apartments
  • 17no vehicle
  • 1061 vehicle
  • 592 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in University Heights, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in University Heights, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 103 rooms
  • 184 rooms
  • 275 rooms
  • 376 rooms
  • 397 rooms
  • 418 rooms
  • 1389+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in University Heights, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in University Heights, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 723 rooms
  • 164 rooms
  • 265 rooms
  • 326 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 288 rooms
  • 99+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in University Heights, IA
  • University Heights, IA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in University Heights, IA in 2017
  • 75Less than $10,000
  • 23$10,000 to $19,999
  • 67$20,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $39,999
  • 31$40,000 to $49,999
  • 42$50,000 to $59,999
  • 35$60,000 to $74,999
  • 59$75,000 to $99,999
  • 49$100,000 to $124,999
  • 23$125,000 to $149,999
  • 52$150,000 to $199,999
  • 68$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in University Heights, IA

  • Distribution of house value in University Heights, IA in 2017
  • 13$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$150,000 to $174,999
  • 25$175,000 to $199,999
  • 79$200,000 to $249,999
  • 87$250,000 to $299,999
  • 51$300,000 to $399,999
  • 35$400,000 to $499,999
  • 43$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in University Heights, IA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in University Heights, IA in 2017
  • 3$500 to $549
  • 1$550 to $599
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 21$700 to $749
  • 9$750 to $799
  • 28$800 to $899
  • 51$900 to $999
  • 16$1,000 to $1,249
  • 53$1,250 to $1,499
  • 63$1,500 to $1,999
  • 11$2,000 to $2,499
  • 13No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.7%
Number of people working at home: 36 (5.2% of all workers)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 9
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 113
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 173
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 150
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 57
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 19
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 27
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 15
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 11
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 32
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 6
  • 90 or more minutes: 3

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 288 (50%)
  • Carpooled: 85 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (5%)
  • Bicycle: 34 (6%)
  • Walked: 131 (23%)
  • Worked at home: 9 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 27.1%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in University Heights, Iowa
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in University Heights, Iowa
  • 372010 or later
  • 192000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 101980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970
Ancestries in University Heights, IA

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 137 (26.8%)
  • European: 22 (4.3%)
  • English: 21 (4.1%)
  • African: 21 (4.1%)
  • Irish: 20 (3.9%)
  • Swedish: 17 (3.3%)
  • Polish: 16 (3.1%)
  • Dutch: 14 (2.7%)
  • Norwegian: 14 (2.7%)
  • American: 12 (2.4%)
  • Northern European: 12 (2.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 12 (2.4%)
  • Arab: 11 (2.2%)
  • French: 11 (2.2%)
  • Afghan: 10 (2.0%)
  • Welsh: 8 (1.6%)
  • Lebanese: 7 (1.4%)
  • British: 6 (1.2%)
  • Czech: 6 (1.2%)
  • Danish: 4 (0.8%)
  • Scandinavian: 2 (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 2 (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 2 (0.4%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2 (0.4%)

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

India
University Heights:

19.4% (21)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Spain
University Heights:

15.7% (17)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Afghanistan
University Heights:

10.2% (11)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Lebanon
University Heights:

8.3% (9)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

France
University Heights:

5.6% (6)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Argentina
University Heights:

5.6% (6)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Korea
University Heights:

4.6% (5)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Egypt
University Heights:

4.6% (5)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Macedonia
University Heights:

2.8% (3)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Iran
University Heights:

1.9% (2)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Russia
University Heights:

1.9% (2)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Austria
University Heights:

1.9% (2)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
University Heights:

1.9% (2)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
University Heights:

1.9% (2)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
University Heights:

1.9% (2)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 675
  • Other state: 512
  • Northeast: 40
  • Midwest: 247
  • South: 100
  • West: 133

78.0% of University Heights residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28.1% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27.3% lived in Iowa.


University Heights:

78.0%
State average:

85.4%

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: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 17
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 28
  • Associate degree: 3
  • Bachelor's degree: 118
  • Master's degree: 55
  • Professional school degree: 81
  • Doctorate degree: 46
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: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 22
  • Less than 1 year of college: 0
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 34
  • Associate degree: 14
  • Bachelor's degree: 108
  • Master's degree: 113
  • Professional school degree: 36
  • Doctorate degree: 66
Educational Attainment for Females
University Heights marital status for males
University Heights marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 399
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 13
  • 5 to 9: 21
  • 10 to 19: 62
  • 20 to 49: 75

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in University Heights
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in University Heights, IA
  • 76.7%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in University Heights, IA
  • 71.5%Utility gas
  • 28.5%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

7.4%
Iowa:

9.7%

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

0.0%
Iowa:

7.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

24.7%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability