Dakota City, NE

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Dakota City Profile


Overview

Dakota City is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,859 people and just one neighborhood, Dakota City is the 60th largest community in Nebraska.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Dakota City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 51.49% of the Dakota City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Dakota City is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dakota City who work in sales jobs (9.03%), office and administrative support (8.94%), and healthcare (5.03%).

Setting & Lifestyle

One of the benefits of Dakota City is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.47 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Dakota City Demographics

The percentage of adults in Dakota City with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.25% of adults in Dakota City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dakota City in 2018 was $24,742, which is lower middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,968 for a family of four. However, Dakota City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dakota City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dakota City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dakota City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Dakota City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dakota City include German, Irish, Swedish, English, and French.

The most common language spoken in Dakota City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


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 Q1 2021. 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 Dakota City, NE HOMES

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SIZE OF Dakota City, NE HOMES

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SIZE OF Dakota City, NE 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 May 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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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

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Education

 

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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.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


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 332

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Dakota City 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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National Median: 21
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Dakota City Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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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 NE* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Homer Elementary School
212 S 3 Rd
Homer, NE 68030
PK-06
Homer High School
212 S 3 Rd
Homer, NE 68030
07-12
Jackson Elementary School
223 N John St
Jackson, NE 68743
PK-02
Ponca Elementary School
505 3 Rd St
Ponca, NE 68770
03-06
Ponca High School
505 3 Rd St
Ponca, NE 68770
07-12
Covington Elementary School
2116 A Street
So Sioux City, NE 68776
01-05
Dakota City Elementary School
1801 Locust St
Dakota City, NE 68731
PK-05
Lewis & Clark Elementary School
801 2 Nd Ave
So Sioux City, NE 68776
PK-05
South Sioux City Middle School
3625 G Street
So Sioux City, NE 68776
06-08
South Sioux High School
3301 G St
So Sioux City, NE 68776
09-12
* 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 2 districts:

SO SIOUX CITY COMMUNITY SCHS


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Nebraska

(10 is best)

Better than of NE 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 70.0% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.8% 35.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.2% 8.3%

Educational Expenditures

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General Administration
School Administration
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Non-instructional Expenditures
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HOMER COMMUNITY SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Nebraska

(10 is best)

Better than of NE 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 46.3% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.4% 35.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.8% 8.3%

Educational Expenditures

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