Statewide Claims to Fame

Urbandale is 2nd in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Income per capita

Urbandale is 3rd in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Home median value

Urbandale is 3rd in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Income per household

Urbandale is 4th in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Home ownership rate

Urbandale is 5th in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Urbandale is 8th in Iowa out of 75 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Urbandale is 9th in Iowa out of 74 other cities in Retail sales

Urbandale is 9th in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Urbandale is 10th in Iowa out of 74 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Urbandale is 10th in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Urbandale Rank Iowa US
Current population (2012) 41,020 12th 3,074,186 313,914,040
Size in square miles 21.9 15th 55,857.1 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,800.3 10th 54.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Urbandale Rank Iowa US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 36th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.1% 18th 23.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.8% 66th 15.3% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Urbandale Rank Iowa US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 97.0% 5th 90.3% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 48.1% 9th 24.9% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Urbandale Rank Iowa US
Race - White 91.1% 49th 92.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.8% 22nd 3.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 73rd 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.5% 11th 2.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 47th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 40th 1.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.1% 42nd 5.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 89.0% 50th 88.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Urbandale Rank Iowa US
Female residents 51.6% 40th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.4% 15th 4.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Urbandale Rank Iowa US
Housing units 16,319 12th 1,340,529 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.1% 49th 18.5% 25.9%
Households 15,461 12th 1,219,137 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 79.8% 4th 73.0% 66.1%
Home median value $193,100 3rd $121,300 $186,200
People per household 2.5 21st 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Urbandale Rank Iowa US
Income per capita $39,484 2nd $26,110 $27,915
Income per household $83,401 3rd $50,451 $52,762
Income below poverty line 3.7% 79th 11.9% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Urbandale Rank Iowa US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,842 8th 259,931 27,092,908
Retail sales $961,106 9th $39,234,649 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $25,294 10th $13,172 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $71,917 15th $4,737,719 $613,795,732

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