Solon, IA

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640 Vital Statistics. 43 Condition Alerts found.

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Solon Profile


Overview

Solon is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,545 people and just one neighborhood, Solon is the 158th largest community in Iowa. Solon has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Solon, where the median household income is $65,000.00.

Solon home prices are not only among the most expensive in Iowa, but Solon real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Solon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Solon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Solon who work in office and administrative support (15.37%), healthcare (9.69%), and management occupations (8.89%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Solon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Solon a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Solon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Solon’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

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

Solon Demographics

The education level of Solon citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.21% of adults in Solon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Solon in 2010 was $28,644, which is wealthy relative to Iowa, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,576 for a family of four.

The people who call Solon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Solon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Solon include Irish, Czech, English, and Norwegian.

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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TYPE OF Solon, IA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

136 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Solon 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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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)

Crime
Solon 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47
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Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Solon 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 25 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

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

IOWA CITY COMM SCHOOL 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.

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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

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 34.1% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.2% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.9% 6.4%

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SOLON 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.

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
Solon High School
600 W. 5 Th Street
Solon, IA, 52333
09-12
Solon Middle School
313 South Iowa Street
Solon, IA, 52333
05-08
Lakeview Elementary
111 N Chabal St
Solon, IA, 52333
PK-04

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 8.4% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 6.4%

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WEST BRANCH 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.

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
West Branch High School
900 W Main
West Branch, IA, 52358
09-12
Hoover Elementary School
148 N Oliphant
West Branch, IA, 52358
PK-04
West Branch Middle School
225 N Maple
West Branch, IA, 52358
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 24.7% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.9% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.8% 6.4%

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LISBON 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.

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
Lisbon Elementary School
235 W School St
Lisbon, IA, 52253
PK-06
Lisbon High School
235 W School St
Lisbon, IA, 52253
09-12
Lisbon Middle School
235 W School St
Lisbon, IA, 52253
07-08

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 24.1% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.1% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.0% 6.4%

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