Larchwood, IA

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Larchwood Profile


Overview

Larchwood is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 891 people and just one neighborhood, Larchwood is the 291st largest community in Iowa.

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

Occupations and Workforce

Larchwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Larchwood is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Larchwood who work in sales jobs (15.95%), office and administrative support (9.61%), and management occupations (8.23%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Larchwood 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, Larchwood really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Larchwood 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.

Larchwood 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.

Larchwood Demographics

In terms of college education, Larchwood is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.34% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Larchwood in 2018 was $27,430, which is middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,720 for a family of four. However, Larchwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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


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.

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

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Larchwood, IA HOMES

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TYPE OF Larchwood, IA HOMES

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SIZE OF Larchwood, IA HOMES

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SIZE OF Larchwood, 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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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

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Education

 

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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

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
    Larchwood
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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1 in 375

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Larchwood VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


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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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Larchwood Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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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

(100 is best)

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*
Central Lyon Elementary School
1105 S Story St
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
PK-05
Central Lyon Middle School
1105 S Story St
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
06-08
Central Lyon Senior High School
1010 S Greene St
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
09-12
Rock Valley Elementary School
1712 20th Ave
Rock Valley, IA 51247
PK-05
Rock Valley High School
1712 20th Ave
Rock Valley, IA 51247
09-12
West Lyon Elementary School
1787 Iowa 182 Ave
Inwood, IA 51240
PK-06
West Lyon High School
1787 Iowa 182 Ave
Inwood, IA 51240
09-12
West Lyon Junior High School
1787 Iowa 182 Ave
Inwood, IA 51240
07-08
* 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 3 districts:

WEST LYON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

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.

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 25.1% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.1% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.0% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

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ROCK VALLEY COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

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.

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 40.5% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.3% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.2% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

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CENTRAL LYON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

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.

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 31.9% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.2% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.7% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

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Total Expenditures

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