Johnston Information

Johnston Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Johnston, IA

General Johnston Information

State: Iowa

County: Polk County

Close cities: Saylorville, IA, Windsor Heights, IA, West Des Moines, IA, Urbandale, IA, Ankeny, IA, Polk City, IA, Granger, IA, Grimes, IA, Clive, IA

Johnston Population (census data)
Total 15,261 (+67.1% since 2000)
Male 7,497 (49.1%)
Female 7,764 (50.9%)

Population Density: 1,064 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 86.4 (US Avg is 100)

Johnston Elevation: 830 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1969

Land Area: 14.3 square miles

Median Household Income: $89,379

Zip Codes: 50131.

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Johnston Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Chinese (1.1%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (39.1%)
  • Irish (16.2%)
  • English (13.2%)
  • Norwegian (6.4%)
  • Italian (5.2%)
  • French (4.9%)
Foriegn Born: 324 people (2.1%)
  • Asia (60.7%)
  • Europe (39.3%)

Johnston School Information

High Schools
Johnston Senior High School (6501 NW 62nd Avenue, Johnston, IA, 50131 - Johnston Community School District District)
Middle Schools
Johnston Middle School (6207 NW 62nd Avenue, Johnston, IA, 50131 - Johnston Community School District District)
Summit Middle School (9500 Windsor Parkway, Johnston, IA, 50131 - Johnston Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
Beaver Creek Elementary School (8701 Lyndhurst, Johnston, IA, 50131 - Johnston Community School District District)
Henry A Wallace Elementary School (6510 NW 62nd Avenue, Johnston, IA, 50131 - Johnston Community School District District)
Horizon Elementary (5905 N W 100th Street, Johnston, IA, 50131 - Johnston Community School District District)
Lawson Elementary School (5450 NW 62nd Avenue, Johnston, IA, 50131 - Johnston Community School District District)
Timber Ridge Elementary (PO Box 10, Johnston, IA, 50131 - Johnston Comm School District District)

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