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Iowa Lakes Community College Demographics & Diversity

Estherville, Iowa

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Iowa Lakes Community College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 20% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Iowa Lakes Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 80%
Black 6%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 17% more female students than male students enrolled at Iowa Lakes Community College with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Iowa Lakes Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Iowa Lakes Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Iowa Lakes Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,055
Women 1,233

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Iowa Lakes Community College serves a low number of students outside of Iowa, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Iowa Lakes Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 26%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,517 per year

45% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 13.7%
Part time Undergrads 19.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153533 IPEDS survey data for Iowa Lakes Community College.