Bettendorf, IA

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Living in Bettendorf

Bettendorf is a medium-sized city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 36,543 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Bettendorf is the 15th largest community in Iowa.

Bettendorf is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bettendorf is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bettendorf who work in management occupations (12.03%), office and administrative support (10.53%), and business and financial occupations (8.76%).

Also of interest is that Bettendorf has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Bettendorf is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bettendorf a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bettendorf has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bettendorf’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Bettendorf. 50.59% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Bettendorf in 2018 was $42,500, which is wealthy relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,000 for a family of four.

Bettendorf is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bettendorf home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bettendorf residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bettendorf include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Bettendorf is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.