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    The unemployment rate in Fort Dodge is 4.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Dodge jobs have Increased by 3.01 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Dodge's cost of living is 18.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Fort Dodge's population is 24,649 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -4.81 percent.
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Fort Dodge is $80,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.51%.
    Fort Dodge public schools spend $15,173 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Fort Dodge.

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Fort Dodge, IA -- Conservative with High Crime Rat

Having lived here all of my life and having been involved with the community in many ways, I would not recommend that anyone move to FD at this time. About 60% of the... (Read More)



Moving to Fort Dodge

Before moving to the Fort Dodge area please consider other options. The city is a decaying town, streets have definitely seen better days and are filthy. There are not... (Read More)



A Great Place to Grow Up

I see that everyone is rather hard on Fort Dodge. I grew up and lived there until I married and (like a failed pioneer) moved east to Gettysburg, Pa. It was the best... (Read More)



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