IA

National Population : 333,590,059
Iowa State Population : 3,039,784

About West Fort Dodge, IA

West Fort Dodge, IA is located in Webster County in the state of Iowa.

The total City Population for West Fort Dodge is about 25,206 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 29,078.

The Average Home Value is $98,900.00, which is roughly 15% lower than the Average Home Value of $116,245.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 48% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $41,563.00, which is roughly 28% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $57,814.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 28% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for West Fort Dodge is about .

Iowa is ranked #35 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 27.78 out of 100.

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Voting

Webster County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 39.71% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 61.55%
Democratic: 37.11%
Libertarian: 0.72%
Other: 0.48%
Green: 0.15%


Nearby Locations

Otho, IA (5.31 mi.)
Badger, IA (6.78 mi.)
Moorland, IA (7.15 mi.)
Barnum, IA (9.58 mi.)
Duncombe, IA (9.69 mi.)
Vincent, IA (9.89 mi.)
Lehigh, IA (9.99 mi.)
Clare, IA (10.25 mi.)
Callender, IA (11.65 mi.)
Thor, IA (14.04 mi.)
Dakota City, IA (14.68 mi.)
Humboldt, IA (15.10 mi.)
Somers, IA (15.66 mi.)
Gowrie, IA (16.77 mi.)
Harcourt, IA (16.78 mi.)
Dayton, IA (17.45 mi.)
Eagle Grove, IA (17.66 mi.)
Webster City, IA (17.96 mi.)
Rutland, IA (18.29 mi.)
Manson, IA (18.42 mi.)
Gilmore City, IA (19.27 mi.)
Rinard, IA (19.51 mi.)
Farnhamville, IA (19.51 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 50501
Latitude : 42.455955
Longitude : -94.196530
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1124 ft.
Area Code(s) : 515

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.24
Male Population Estimate : 51.35%
Female Population Estimate : 48.65%
Median Age : 38.4
Male Median Age : 34.3
Female Median Age : 42.6

White Population Estimate : 92.60%
Black Population Estimate : 6.11%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.61%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.03%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.12%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.70%
Other Population Estimate : 1.60%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of West Fort Dodge specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Webster County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Webster County: About 469 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Webster County is about 16% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 39% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.