The unemployment rate in Ottumwa is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ottumwa jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ottumwa's cost of living is 27.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Wapello county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 60.9% to 37.2%. More Voting Stats
Ottumwa's population is 24,705 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 16.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Ottumwa is Real Estate: $71,000
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%.
Ottumwa public schools spend $12,041 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Ottumwa. More Education