Pacific Junction, IA

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Pacific Junction Profile


Overview

Pacific Junction is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 342 people and just one neighborhood, Pacific Junction is the 378th largest community in Iowa. Pacific Junction has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

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

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Pacific Junction is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.03% of the Pacific Junction workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Pacific Junction is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pacific Junction who work in sales jobs (17.58%), management occupations (12.12%), and healthcare suport services (6.06%).

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

Setting & Lifestyle

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Pacific Junction has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pacific Junction a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Pacific Junction 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.

Pacific Junction Demographics

In terms of college education, Pacific Junction ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 1.11% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pacific Junction in 2018 was $26,225, 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 $104,900 for a family of four.

The people who call Pacific Junction home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pacific Junction residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Pacific Junction include German, Irish, Czech, English, and French.

The most common language spoken in Pacific Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Arabic.


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 Pacific Junction, 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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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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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.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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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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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Pacific Junction VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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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

(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*
E A Kreft Primary School
3206 Renner Dr
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
PK-01
Fremont-Mills Elementary School
1114 Us 275
Tabor, IA 51653
PK-06
Fremont-Mills Middle And Senior High School
1114 Us 275
Tabor, IA 51653
07-12
Glenwood Middle School
400 Sivers Rd
Glenwood, IA 51534
06-08
Glenwood Senior High School
504 E Sharp St
Glenwood, IA 51534
09-12
Lewis Central Middle School
3820 Harry Langdon Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
06-08
Lewis Central Senior High School
3504 Harry Langdon Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
09-12
Northeast Elementary School
901 N Vine St
Glenwood, IA 51534
PK-02
Titan Hill Intermediate School
4125 Harry Langdon Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
02-05
West Elementary School
707 Sharp St
Glenwood, IA 51534
03-05
* 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 4 districts:

LEWIS CENTRAL 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

(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 37.9% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 32.0% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

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GLENWOOD 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 36.5% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.9% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

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FREMONT-MILLS 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

(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 34.7% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.5% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.2% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

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EAST MILLS 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

(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 42.7% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.0% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.7% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

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