Fort Dodge Metro Area, Iowa 

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Population

35,934

-3.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Age

39.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.4

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Fort Dodge Metro Area, Iowa

June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the Fort Dodge metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

State: Iowa
County:
Metro Area: Fort Dodge Metro Area
City: Fort Dodge, Gowrie, 14 total
Zip Codes: 50501, 50543, 50530, 50532, 50557, 50516, 50569, 50523, 50524, 50566, 14 total
Cost of Living: -25.9% lower


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Fort Dodge, IA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes


Highlights

ECONOMY
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 or Compare Fort Dodge Metro Area's Cost of Living

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 | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Fort Dodge metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 61.4% to 37.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fort Dodge Metro Area's population is 35,934 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fort Dodge Metro Area is Real Estate: $95,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%.

SCHOOLS
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



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Housing Market in Fort Dodge

It's a good time to buy in Fort Dodge. Home Appreciation is up 6.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Fort Dodge is $95,200.
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ZIP CODES IN FORT DODGE METRO AREA, IOWA
50501, 50543, 50530, 50532, 50557, 50516, 50569, 50523, 50524, 50566, 14 total

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