9,559 High-paying Jobs in Urbandale, IA | Glassdoor
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Urbandale Jobs Overview

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9,559
Job Openings
3.2%
Unemployment Rate
$47,170
Median Base Salary
44k
Population

Urbandale has the 684th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 11.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Urbandale is part of the Des Moines metro area. Unemployment in the Des Moines area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Des Moines has the 61st largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Urbandale is below average at $47,170, and the median cost of a home in Urbandale is $192,700, which is above the national average. 48% of workers in Urbandale hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 96% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Urbandale. 82% of Urbandale workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Urbandale spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.