Carter Lake, Pottawattamie County, Iowa

Carter Lake: City in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States

About

Carter Lake is a city located in the county of Pottawattamie in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,785 and a population density of 724 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,793 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Carter Lake

Population : 3,793 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Pottawattamie County
Postal code : 51510
Phone Area Codes : 712
Area : 5.23 km2
Altitude : 981 feet / 299 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:26:38 (5th December 2022)
Density : 725 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.21% (2010-2020)
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Location of Carter Lake on Iowa map.
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Geography

Carter Lake is located at 41°17'26"N 95°55'5"W (41.2905500, -95.9180700).

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Demographics

The population of Carter Lake increased by 0.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,785 - census
2011 3,795 0.26% estimation process
2012 3,779 -0.42% estimation process
2013 3,780 0.03% estimation process
2014 3,789 0.24% estimation process
2015 3,803 0.37% estimation process
2016 3,807 0.11% estimation process
2017 3,799 -0.21% estimation process
2018 3,796 -0.08% estimation process
2019 3,785 -0.29% estimation process
2020 3,793 0.21% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 39,185
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 38,895
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 40,779
April 1, 2010 Population : 38,883
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.9%
People over 65 (%) : 16.5%
Female persons, % : 53.5%
White only, percent : 61.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 16.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 23.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 45.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,246
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 25.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.2%

Carter Lake zip code is 51510. County name: Pottawattamie, County fips: 19155

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $892,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,957
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $692
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,888
2015-2019 Households : 16,796
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.31
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 231,919
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 554,919
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 367,433
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,660,253
2012 total retail sales per capita : $42,232
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $95,044
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $57,618
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 8,172
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,221
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,715
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,675
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,987
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 489
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,202
2010 population per square mile : 7,607.2
2010 land area in square miles : 5.11

People born in Carter Lake (1)

Charlie McConkey was born in Carter Lake

Schools in Carter Lake

College & universities near Carter Lake, IA

Code Name City ZIP
181002 Creighton University Omaha (NE) 68178

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Carter Lake, IA

Code Name Address Type
OMA Omaha 1003 S. 9th Street RAIL
LNK Lincoln 201 North 7th St. RAIL

Post offices near Carter Lake

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ames Avenu Post Office Omaha (NE) 68111

Other cities in Pottawattamie County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pottawattamie County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Council Bluffs 62,216 City in Iowa
Avoca 1,537 City in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States of America
Treynor 967 Human settlement in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States of America
Underwood 965 City in Iowa
Neola 890 Human settlement in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States of America
Carson 813 City in Iowa, United States
Walnut 768 Town in Iowa
Crescent 618 Human settlement in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States of America
Minden 597 City in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States
Macedonia 243 City in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States
Hancock 196 City in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States
McClelland 155 City in Iowa

Distance to Other Cities

Carter Lake distances to largest Iowa cities