Fort Dodge

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

24,342

Population
Growth Rate

-0.34%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

35.000

Housing & Income

Households

9,985

Total Housing Units

11,146


Owner Occupied

6,629

Renter Occupied

3,356

Vacant

1,161

Median Home Value

$95,138


Average Home Value

$132,379

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.28%


Per Capita Income

1.50%

Income Projection

Median Household

$39,684 $41,034


Average Household

$56,208 $60,530


Per Capita

$23,606 $25,435

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,303

Total Employed

15,133

Workers 16+

10,753

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

149

Employed

3,185

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

179

Employed

2,230

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

86

Employed

1,607

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

71

Employed

1,387

2020 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

191

Employed

1,017

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

38

Employed

975

Some
High School

1,122

Graduated
High School

4,582

Associates
Degree

2,248

Bachelor's
Degree

2,653

Graduate
Degree

905

Average Commute Time

15 min.



Resident Commuters

9,609

Non-Resident Commuters

1,100

Drive Alone

8,827

Carpooled

998

Public

79

Work At Home

322


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