The unemployment rate in Fort Dodge Metro Area is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Dodge Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Dodge Metro Area's cost of living is 25.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the Fort Dodge metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, the Fort Dodge metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 61.4% to 37.1%. More Voting Stats
Fort Dodge Metro Area's population is 35,934 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 16.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Fort Dodge Metro Area is Real Estate: $95,200
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%.
Fort Dodge Metro Area public schools spend $14,753 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.7 students per teacher in Fort Dodge Metro Area. More Education