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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 4.9% 8.2% -3.3% $10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 6.7% -2.2% $15,000 to $19,999 4.4% 6.9% -2.5% $20,000 to $24,999 5.2% 7.5% -2.3% $25,000 to $29,999 4.6% 7.4% -2.8% $30,000 to $34,999 5.1% 7.2% -2.1% $35,000 to $39,999 5.2% 6.8% -1.6% $40,000 to $44,999 5.2% 6.5% -1.3% $45,000 to $49,999 5.8% 5.7% +0.1% $50,000 to $59,999 11.0% 10.2% +0.8% $60,000 to $74,999 12.3% 10.8% +1.5% $75,000 to $99,999 14.6% 8.8% +5.8% $100,000 to $124,999 7.6% 3.4% +4.2% $125,000 to $149,999 3.5% 1.4% +2.1% $150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 1.1% +2.2% $200,000 or more 2.8% 1.3% +1.5%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 8.3% 7.8% +0.5% 10.0% to 14.9% 15.2% 14.6% +0.6% 15.0% to 19.9% 15.1% 15.3% -0.2% 20.0% to 24.9% 13.5% 12.9% +0.6% 25.0% to 29.9% 14.7% 10.1% +4.6% 30.0% to 34.9% 5.5% 6.7% -1.2% 35.0% to 39.9% 3.2% 4.6% -1.4% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.9% 5.8% +1.1% 50.0% or more 13.3% 14.4% -1.1% Not computed 4.2% 7.8% -3.6%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 13.9% 18.6% -4.7% 25 to 34 years 27.9% 25.4% +2.5% 35 to 44 years 19.5% 19.6% -0.1% 45 to 54 years 13.6% 12.8% +0.8% 55 to 64 years 6.3% 6.7% -0.4% 65 to 74 years 6.2% 6.0% +0.2% 75 to 84 years 7.9% 7.1% +0.8% 85 years and over 4.7% 3.8% +0.9%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 69.5% 52.3% +17.2% 30 to 44 minutes 11.1% 19.8% -8.7% 45 to 59 minutes 4.4% 9.0% -4.6% 60 or more minutes 14.9% 18.9% -4.0%
Source: 2000 Census
The Real Bettendorf, Iowa
Bettendorf is not the mythological place it sounds like. It really exists! It is in Iowa in Scott County along the old mighty Mississippi and is home to about 33,000 people. Though not mythological, it is no less magical than a made-up place. It is one of the “Quad Cities” which includes Davenport, Moline, East Moline, and Rock Island. It was rated America’s 95th best town by CNNMoney in 2011 and Family Circle put Bettendorf in the top10 Best Towns for Families in 2010. Bring on the Bettendorf!
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The Life of a Bettendorfer
With its great public school system, friendly community, and fun family events, Bettendorf is a great place to raise a family. Pack up the kids and head to the Family Museum for some learning, exploring, and hands-on fun fun fun. Visitors can touch a tornado (how awesome is that?), check themselves out in the image-twisting Wacky Mirrors (cool), or make some music using a bicycle wheel (J.S. Bach in the making). Teeny ones, up to 5 years, can hang in “The Garden” and play with interactive baby-friendly stuff like foam and a climbing maze. Plenty of things to do for everyone here, you will surely want to visit again and again.
The Bettendorf Library is right next to the Family Museum and they offer some great programs and events for the whole family. There is also a cafe in the library which is a nice place to get a cup of coffee, a delicious treat, or to scope out and distract writers at work. Just look for laptops and serious expressions.
Bettendorf is calling you out of your apartment to come out and play. There is so much to do in this Iowa town. There are loads of parks including the West Lake Park, a 620-acre park with four lakes for fishing, contemplating, swimming, and wading. The park also has a boat dock and you can even rent paddle boats for plenty of paddling fun. Get those legs geared up! There are also plenty of picnic areas for dining outdoors, playgrounds, and two campgrounds. If you prefer to enjoy the outdoors while swinging a club at tiny balls, do not despair. You’ll find plenty of playgrounds to play on here. Many golf courses speckle the landscape. Palmer Hills is a favorite as well as the course at the beautiful Davenport Country Club.
Feeling lucky? The Sands Casino Resort is right in town. So for gamblers and dabblers alike, there is plenty of gaming going on right here for your fun and enjoyment.
Compared to the rest of the country, the cost of living is slightly lower than the US average. The unemployment rate is low as well and job growth is up. Perfect! Residents seem to have that Midwestern charm and are warm and polite. You will be welcomed into your new apartment in Bettendorf, and aside from the major perk of getting to say that word all the time, you’ll enjoy great health care, good schools, and a low crime rate.
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How is the school system in Bettendorf?
Bettendorf is primarily served by the Bettendorf School District. This district consists of six elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Rated better than 85.0 percent of school districts in Iowa and 82.3 percent of school districts in the country, Bettendorf School District provides high-quality public education to the area's students. Eastern Bettendorf is served by Pleasant Valley School District, which was rated better than 88.9 percent of school districts in Iowa and 84.8 percent of school districts in the nation. Overall, Bettendorf boasts an excellent school system.
Is Bettendorf a family friendly town?
Based on safety and quality of education, Bettendorf is a very family-friendly town. With 19 crimes per 1,000 residents, Bettendorf has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average when compared to other communities of similar population size. As far as schools are concerned, public education is primarily provided by the Bettendorf Community School District. With eight schools serving over 8,000 students, this district was rated better than 85.0 percent of school districts in Iowa and 82.3 percent of school districts in the country.