Building Departments in Iowa

There are 71 Building Departments in Iowa, serving a population of 3,118,102 people in an area of 55,842 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 43,916 people, and 1 Building Department per 786 square miles.

The state of Iowa is ranked 14th in Building Departments per capita, and 27th in Building Departments per square mile.

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Iowa Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Iowa Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Iowa Residential Housing Units
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Total Housing Units1,376,133135,393,564
Occupied Housing Units1,251,587 (90.9%)118,825,921 (87.8%)
Iowa Occupied Residential Buildings
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Single-Family Detached Homes934,099 (74.6%)74,725,744 (62.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes50,897 (4.1%)7,108,474 (6.0%)
2 Apartments26,726 (2.1%)4,163,223 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments39,875 (3.2%)5,096,643 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments43,032 (3.4%)5,539,054 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments114,679 (9.2%)15,360,749 (12.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing42,279 (3.4%)6,832,034 (5.7%)
Iowa Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
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2014 or Later11,867 (0.9%)1,027,503 (0.9%)
2010 to 201335,593 (2.8%)2,888,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 2009148,031 (11.8%)17,290,715 (14.6%)
1980 to 1999230,206 (18.4%)32,923,618 (27.7%)
1960 to 1979317,028 (25.3%)31,190,223 (26.2%)
1940 to 1959197,258 (15.8%)18,692,139 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier311,604 (24.9%)14,813,119 (12.5%)
Iowa Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
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1 Room13,066 (1.0%)2,205,033 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms111,346 (8.9%)12,973,069 (10.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms399,298 (31.9%)41,694,651 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms387,355 (30.9%)36,818,298 (31.0%)
8 or More Rooms340,522 (27.2%)25,134,870 (21.2%)
Iowa Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
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No Bedroom14,961 (1.2%)2,479,583 (2.1%)
1 Bedroom108,409 (8.7%)12,375,686 (10.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms831,593 (66.4%)77,772,411 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms296,624 (23.7%)26,198,241 (22.0%)
Iowa Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
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With Complete Plumbing Facilities1,247,839 (99.7%)118,355,147 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities1,240,357 (99.1%)117,845,683 (99.2%)