Carter Lake, IA

Pottawattamie County

What you need to know about Carter Lake, IA

Carter Lake is located in Pottawattamie County, Iowa. The population is 83% White, 2% Black, 0% Asian and 3% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 3% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 9% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $46,923 and the median home value is $91,700. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Carter Lake, see each of the tabs above.

Median Home Price

Lower than the state average


Homes Owned 74.07%
74.07% Complete
Homes Rented 25.93%
25.93% Complete

Real Estate

In Carter Lake, Iowa

Ready to move to Carter Lake? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Carter Lake.


In Carter Lake, Iowa

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Carter Lake rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Carter Lake, Iowa

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Carter Lake.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


In Carter Lake, Iowa

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Carter Lake.


Bachelor’s Degree 15%
15% Complete
Graduated High School 88%
88% Complete