Blairstown, IA

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640 Vital Statistics. 28 Condition Alerts found.

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Blairstown Profile


Overview

Blairstown is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 670 people and just one neighborhood, Blairstown is the 335th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Blairstown was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Blairstown is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 50.77% of the Blairstown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Blairstown is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Blairstown who work in office and administrative support (16.33%), farm management occupations (16.33%), and sales jobs (6.12%).

In addition, many people in Blairstown have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.


Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Blairstown is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

Blairstown is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Blairstown Demographics

The population of Blairstown has a very low overall level of education: only 9.31% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Blairstown in 2010 was $21,841, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,364 for a family of four. However, Blairstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Blairstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blairstown residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Blairstown include Irish, English, Swedish, and Danish.

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Blairstown 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Blairstown 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47
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Blairstown 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Van Horne Elementary School
101 3 Rd Ave
Van Horne, IA, 52346
PK-02
Atkins Elementary School
217 4 Th Ave
Atkins, IA, 52206
PK-04
Benton Community Senior High School
600 1 St St
Van Horne, IA, 52346
09-12
Keystone Elementary School
280 4 Th St
Keystone, IA, 52249
03-06
Norway Elementary School
100 School Drive
Norway, IA, 52318
PK-06
Benton Community Middle School
600 1 St St
Van Horne, IA, 52346
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.8% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.5% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 6.4%

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BELLE PLAINE 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

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Belle Plaine Jr/Sr High School
610 13 Th Ave South
Belle Plaine, IA, 52208
07-12
Longfellow Elementary School
707 7 Th St
Belle Plaine, IA, 52208
PK-06

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 37.4% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.2% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.2% 6.4%

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