Blakesburg, IA

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Blakesburg Profile


Overview

Blakesburg is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 286 people and just one neighborhood, Blakesburg is the 398th largest community in Iowa. Blakesburg has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Blakesburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Blakesburg is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Blakesburg who work in office and administrative support (22.22%), maintenance occupations (10.32%), and healthcare suport services (8.73%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Blakesburg is worth considering.

Being a small city, Blakesburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Blakesburg Demographics

In Blakesburg, just 10.73% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Blakesburg in 2010 was $18,775, which is low income relative to Iowa, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,100 for a family of four. Blakesburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.42% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Blakesburg 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent 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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Blakesburg 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47

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Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

65 Vital Statistics. 21 Condition Alerts found.

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 3 districts:

OTTUMWA COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

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.

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
Douma Elementary School
307 W Mary
Ottumwa, IA, 52501
KG-01
Liberty Elementary School
50 Traxler Drive
Ottumwa, IA, 52501
02-05
Ottumwa Community Preschool School
608 E Williams
Ottumwa, IA, 52501
PK-PK
Wilson Elementary School
1102 E 4th
Ottumwa, IA, 52501
KG-05
Ottumwa High School
501 E 2nd
Ottumwa, IA, 52501
09-12
James Elementary School
1001 N Benton
Ottumwa, IA, 52501
KG-05
Horace Mann Elementary School
1523 N Court St
Ottumwa, IA, 52501
KG-05
Evans Middle School
812 Chester
Ottumwa, IA, 52501
06-08
Eisenhower Elementary School
2624 Marilyn Rd
Ottumwa, IA, 52501
KG-05

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 53.4% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.7% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.8% 6.7%

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EDDYVILLE-BLAKESBURG- FREMONT CSD


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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
Fremont Elementary School
525 East Main Street
Fremont, IA, 52561
PK-06
Eddyville-Blakesburg Fremont Jr/sr High School
1301 Berdan St
Eddyville, IA, 52553
07-12
Eddyville Elementary School
702 Vance Street
Eddyville, IA, 52553
PK-06
Blakesburg Elementary School
407 S Wilson
Blakesburg, IA, 52536
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 44.7% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.5% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.2% 6.7%

Educational Expenditures

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CARDINAL 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
Cardinal Elementary School
5414 Hwy #16
Eldon, IA, 52554
PK-05
Cardinal Middle-Senior High School
4045 Ashland Rd
Eldon, IA, 52554
06-12

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 63.1% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 55.4% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.7% 6.7%

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