City of Carter Lake, IA

Carter Lake is located in Pottawattamie County in Iowa. The median income is $43,995 and homes cost $95,800 on average. The unemployment rate is 7.35% compared to 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 19.7 minutes each day. The population is 91.5% White, 3.0% Black, 1.3% American Indian, 0.0% Asian, and 4.2% identify as some other race or ethnicity. For more on the schools, healthcare, and getting around in Carter Lake, see each of the tabs below.