What Cheer, IA

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640 Vital Statistics. 38 Condition Alerts found.

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What Cheer Profile


Overview

What Cheer is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 622 people and just one neighborhood, What Cheer is the 343rd largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in What Cheer was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

What Cheer is a blue-collar town, with 41.87% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, What Cheer is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in What Cheer who work in office and administrative support (9.35%), food service (8.94%), and sales jobs (8.54%).


Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in What Cheer 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.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, What Cheer is worth considering.

One downside of living in What Cheer, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.44 minutes every day commuting to work.

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

What Cheer Demographics

The citizens of What Cheer have a very low rate of college education: just 7.01% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in What Cheer in 2010 was $14,005, which is low income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,020 for a family of four. What Cheer also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.72% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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

The most common language spoken in What Cheer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 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
What Cheer 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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What Cheer 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47
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Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 16 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:

SIGOURNEY 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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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
Sigourney Jr Sr High Sch
907 E Pleasant Valley
Sigourney, IA, 52591
07-12
Sigourney Elementary
509 S. Jefferson
Sigourney, IA, 52591
PK-06

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 33.7% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.7% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.0% 6.4%

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ENGLISH VALLEYS 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

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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
English Valleys Jr Sr High School
765 West Broad Street
North English, IA, 52316
07-12
English Valleys Elementary School
211 S College St
North English, IA, 52316
PK-06

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 31.1% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.5% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.5% 6.4%

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TRI-COUNTY 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
Tri County High School
3003 Hwy 22
Thornburg, IA, 50255
09-12
Tri County Junior High School
3003 Hwy 22
Thornburg, IA, 50255
07-08
Tri County Elementary School
3003 Hwy 22
Thornburg, IA, 50255
PK-06

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 53.5% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 41.5% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.9% 6.4%

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