Peosta, IA

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Peosta Profile


Overview

Peosta is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,857 people and just one neighborhood, Peosta is the 214th largest community in Iowa. Peosta has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Peosta, where the median household income is $91,563.00.

Peosta real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Peosta house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Peosta is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Peosta is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Peosta who work in office and administrative support (13.12%), teaching (9.49%), and sales jobs (8.95%).

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

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Peosta is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Peosta really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Peosta perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Peosta Demographics

The citizens of Peosta are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.15% of adults in Peosta have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Peosta in 2018 was $32,270, which is wealthy relative to Iowa, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,080 for a family of four. However, Peosta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Peosta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Peosta, IA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Carver Elementary School
2007 Radford Rd
Dubuque, IA 52002
PK-05
Drexler Middle Intermediate School
405 3rd Ave Ne
Farley, IA 52046
05-08
Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
2001 Radford Rd
Dubuque, IA 52002
06-08
Epworth Elementary School
201 Jacoby Dr E
Epworth, IA 52045
PK-04
Hempstead High School
3715 Pennsylvania Ave
Dubuque, IA 52002
09-12
John Kennedy Elementary School
2135 Woodland Dr
Dubuque, IA 52002
PK-05
Peosta Elementary School
8522 Burds Rd
Peosta, IA 52068
PK-05
Sageville Elementary School
12015 Sherrill Rd
Dubuque, IA 52002
PK-05
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
1105 Althauser Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
06-08
Western Dubuque High School
302 5th Ave Sw
Epworth, IA 52045
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

DUBUQUE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.9% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.5% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.4% 6.6%

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WESTERN DUBUQUE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.2% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.8% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.4% 6.6%

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