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Wallingford, IA

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Wallingford Profile


Overview

Wallingford is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 162 people and just one neighborhood, Wallingford is the 439th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Wallingford was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Wallingford is a blue-collar town, with 40.52% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Wallingford is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wallingford who work in office and administrative support (19.83%), management occupations (8.62%), and sales jobs (5.17%).

Setting & Lifestyle

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!) Wallingford 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. Wallingford has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wallingford than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wallingford may be for you.

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

Wallingford Demographics

The percentage of people in Wallingford with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.91% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wallingford in 2018 was $29,220, which is middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,880 for a family of four. However, Wallingford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wallingford is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wallingford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wallingford residents report their race to be White. Wallingford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.18% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wallingford include German, Norwegian, English, Dutch, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Wallingford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and West Germanic languages.


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 Q3 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (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 Wallingford, IA HOMES

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TYPE OF Wallingford, IA HOMES

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SIZE OF Wallingford, IA HOMES

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SIZE OF Wallingford, 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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2022.

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

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

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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 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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

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

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1 in 331

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Wallingford 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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Wallingford Property CRIMES

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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, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

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*
North Union Elementary School
308 310th Street
Fenton, IA 50539
PK-05
North Union High School
600 4th Ave
Armstrong, IA 50514
09-12
Demoney Elementary School
109 S 17th Street
Estherville, IA 51334
PK-04
Estherville Lincoln Central High School
1520 Central Ave
Estherville, IA 51334
09-12
Estherville Lincoln Central Middle School
1430 1st Ave. S.
Estherville, IA 51334
05-08
Graettinger-Terril High School
400 W Lost Island St
Graettinger, IA 51342
09-12
Graettinger-Terril Middle School
400 W. Lost Island St.
Graettinger, IA 51342
06-08
Graettinger-Terril Elementary School
101 S. Schooley St.
Terril, IA 51364
PK-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 3 districts:

ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COM SCH DIST


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 53.6% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.3% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.2% 6.2%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
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School Administration
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Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

GRAETTINGER-TERRIL 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 51.4% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.8% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.6% 6.2%

Educational Expenditures

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NORTH UNION 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 55.7% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 39.0% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.7% 6.2%

Educational Expenditures

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