Ottumwa, Iowa 

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Population

24,624

1% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.5%

Median Income

$38,095

Avg. Home Price

$68,800

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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Wapello County
Metro Area: Ottumwa Metro Area
City: Ottumwa
Zip Codes: 52501


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ottumwa is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Ottumwa jobs have decreased by 0.43%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ottumwa's cost of living is 23.60% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Ottumwa's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Ottumwa's population is 24,624 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.56%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ottumwa is $68,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.35%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
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. Learn More...

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Reviews for Ottumwa   5 Reviews
Drug & Theft - 7/30/2013
Ottumwa has a seemingly high rate of theft-related crimes as well as drug use which I'm sure correlates to the incidences of assault. For a community of 20-30,000, the... Read More

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No Culture..... - 9/10/2009
ottumwa, Iowa has no diverse culture. It is not very open especially when it comes to branching out to new ideas of others culture...The idea of culture here is the pro... Read More

Ottumwa - Pros/Cons - 3/16/2008
Pros: 1. Extremely low cost of living and housing 2. Affordable place to live Cons: 1. High crime rate 2. Very poor school system 3. Economically depressed 4.... Read More


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