Woodburn, IA

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Woodburn Profile


Overview

Woodburn is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 194 people and just one neighborhood, Woodburn is the 402nd largest community in Iowa. Woodburn has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Woodburn, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 54.55% of Woodburn’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Woodburn is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodburn who work in personal care services (10.39%), office and administrative support (6.49%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (5.19%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.63% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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

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

Woodburn Demographics

The citizens of Woodburn have a very low rate of college education: just 7.27% 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 Woodburn in 2018 was $23,654, which is low income relative to Iowa, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,616 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Woodburn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Italian.


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 Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Woodburn, 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 August 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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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

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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)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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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

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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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*
Clarke Community High School
800 N Jackson St
Osceola, IA 50213
09-12
Clarke Middle School
800 N Jackson St
Osceola, IA 50213
07-08
Clarke Community Elementary School
420 E Jefferson St
Osceola, IA 50213
PK-06
Interstate 35 Elementary School
445 E North St
Truro, IA 50257
PK-04
Interstate 35 Secondary School
405 E North St
Truro, IA 50257
09-12
Mormon Trail Elementary School
403 S Front St
Humeston, IA 50123
PK-06
Mormon Trail Jr-Sr High School
502 E Main St
Garden Grove, IA 50103
07-12
* 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:

CLARKE COMM SCHOOL 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 57.1% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.5% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.6% 6.6%

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INTERSTATE 35 COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This 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.

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 30.1% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.7% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.4% 6.6%

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MORMON TRAIL COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This 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.

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 54.9% 41.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.0% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.9% 6.6%

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