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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

24,047

Population
Growth Rate

-0.42%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

35.900

Housing & Income

Households

9,842

Total Housing Units

11,217


Owner Occupied

6,575

Renter Occupied

3,268

Vacant

1,375

Median Home Value

$108,449


Average Home Value

$141,762

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.38%


Per Capita Income

1.60%

Income Projection

Median Household

$44,097 $46,467


Average Household

$60,377 $65,320


Per Capita

$25,355 $27,451

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,293

Total Employed

16,133

Workers 16+

10,497

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

152

Employed

3,402

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

175

Employed

2,314

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

86

Employed

1,580

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

70

Employed

1,357

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

37

Employed

1,283

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

78

Employed

1,173

Some
High School

1,220

Graduated
High School

4,552

Associates
Degree

2,143

Bachelor's
Degree

2,554

Graduate
Degree

936

Average Commute Time

14 min.



Resident Commuters

9,535

Non-Resident Commuters

890

Drive Alone

8,393

Carpooled

1,080

Public

83

Work At Home

323


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