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fort dodgeOur Mission

We will become the top-ranked municipal government in Iowa by consistently delivering user friendly, high quality services. Within budget constraints,to pleasantly surprised citizens,by proud employees working in a great environment.

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Fort Dodge

Population

Total Population

24,902

Population
Growth Rate

-0.13%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

34.100

Housing & Income

Households

10,169

Total Housing Units

11,193


Owner Occupied

6,702

Renter Occupied

3,467

Vacant

1,024

Median Home Value

$95,662


Average Home Value

$133,930

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.11%


Per Capita Income

2.30%

Income Projection

Median Household

$39,917 $44,045


Average Household

$57,436 $64,349


Per Capita

$24,040 $26,939

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,334

Total Employed

14,889

Workers 16+

10,489

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

11

Employed

45

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

5

Utilities

Businesses

3

Employed

105

Construction

Businesses

88

Employed

516

Manufacturing

Businesses

48

Employed

991

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

43

Employed

450

Some
High School

1,049

Graduated
High School

4,263

Associates
Degree

2,330

Bachelor's
Degree

2,770

Graduate
Degree

1,166

Average Commute Time

14 min.



Resident Commuters

9,438

Non-Resident Commuters

1,013

Drive Alone

8,710

Carpooled

861

Public

75

Work At Home

351


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