Elma, IA

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640 Vital Statistics. 34 Condition Alerts found.

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Elma Profile


Overview

Elma is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 539 people and just one neighborhood, Elma is the 356th largest community in Iowa. Elma has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Elma, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 56.07% of Elma’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Elma is a city of production and manufacturing workers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elma who work in office and administrative support (7.87%), management occupations (7.54%), and healthcare suport services (4.59%).


Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Elma 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.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Elma has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Elma has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Elma than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Elma may be for you.

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

Elma Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Elma rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.84% of adults 25 and older in Elma have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Elma in 2010 was $25,762, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,048 for a family of four. However, Elma contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Elma is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and French Creole.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 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
Elma 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Elma VIOLENT CRIMES

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Elma 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Elma Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Elma 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 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:

HOWARD-WINNESHIEK COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

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
Cresco Early Childhood Development Center
1135 Canterbury St.
Cresco, IA, 52136
PK-KG
Lime Springs Elementary School
120 W. Jackson
Lime Springs, IA, 52155
PK-04
Elma Elementary School
319 Oak St
Elma, IA, 50628
PK-PK
Crestwood Elementary School
1000 4 Th Ave East
Cresco, IA, 52136
KG-06
Crestwood High School
1000 Schroder Dr
Cresco, IA, 52136
09-12
Cresco Junior High School
1000 4 Th Ave East
Cresco, IA, 52136
06-08
Elma Elementary School
319 Oak St.
Elma, IA, 50628
M-M
Lime Springs Elementary School
120 W. Jackson
Lime Springs, IA, 52155
M-M

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 50.2% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.7% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 15.5% 6.4%

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NEW HAMPTON 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
Education Options
710 W. Main
New Hampton, IA, 50659
09-12
New Hampton Elementary School
206 W Main
New Hampton, IA, 50659
PK-04
New Hampton High School
710 W Main
New Hampton, IA, 50659
09-12
New Hampton Middle School
206 W Main
New Hampton, IA, 50659
05-08

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 31.3% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.4% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 6.4%

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RICEVILLE 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

(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
Riceville Elementary School
912 Woodland Ave
Riceville, IA, 50466
KG-05
Riceville High School
912 Woodland Ave
Riceville, IA, 50466
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 34.2% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.7% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.5% 6.4%

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