Epworth, IA

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Population

1,964

5.03% decline

Median Age

35.2


Median Household Income

$66,544

5.65% decline

Poverty Rate

8.06%


Number of Employees

1,080

6.41% decline

Median Property Value

$162,100

1.31% growth

About

In 2017, Epworth, IA had a population of 1.96k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $66,544. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Epworth, IA declined from 2,068 to 1,964, a -5.03% decrease and its median household income declined from $70,526 to $66,544, a -5.65% decrease.

The population of Epworth, IA is 96.4% White Alone, 3.11% Two or More Races, and 0.305% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Epworth, IA speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Epworth, IA are Divine Word College (19 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Epworth, IA is $162,100, and the homeownership rate is 80.7%. Most people in Epworth, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Epworth, IA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Epworth, IA employs 1.08k people. The largest industries in Epworth, IA are Manufacturing (241 people), Educational Services (152 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (139 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($123,029), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($78,750), and Public Administration ($63,750).

Median household income in Epworth, IA is $66,544. Males in Epworth, IA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,006. The income inequality in Epworth, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,544

2017 value

± $13,322

-5.65%

1 Year Growth

± 26.4%

Households in Epworth, IA have a median annual income of $66,544, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $70,526 in 2016, which represents a -5.65% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,922

Average Male Salary

± $1,635

$44,006

Average Female Salary

± $1,197

In 2017, full-time male employees in Iowa made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $50,374 ± $7,648

  2. White

    $44,731 ± $967

  3. Black

    $32,234 ± $4,518

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Iowa workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Epworth, IA is from Iowa.

0.443

2017 Wage GINI

0.445

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Iowa was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.563% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Iowa was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Iowa in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Iowa across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Epworth, IA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.06% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Epworth, IA (151 out of 1.87k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    137 ± 54

  2. Two Or More

    14 ± 51

  3. Black

    0 ± 46

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Epworth, IA is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.08k

2017 Value

± 122

-6.41%

1 Year decline

± 16.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Epworth, IA declined at a rate of -6.41%, from 1.15k employees to 1.08k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Epworth, IA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (142 people), Production Occupations (121 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (106 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Epworth, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Epworth, IA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (142 people), Production Occupations (121 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (106 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Epworth, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.93 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.68 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Epworth, IA, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($109,167), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($72,813), and Management Occupations ($71,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.08k

2017 Value

± 122

-6.41%

1 Year decline

± 16.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Epworth, IA declined at a rate of -6.41%, from 1.15k employees to 1.08k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Epworth, IA, are Manufacturing (241 people), Educational Services (152 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (139 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Epworth, IA, though some of these residents may live in Epworth, IA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Epworth, IA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (241 people), Educational Services (152 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (139 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Epworth, IA has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.2 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.59 times), and Educational Services (1.52 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Epworth, IA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($123,029), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($78,750), and Public Administration ($63,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.8B

  2. $18.8B

  3. $18.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Iowa product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $24.8B, followed by Machinery ($18.8B) and Other ag prods. ($18.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Iowa products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B

2015 Value

$363B

Projected 2045 Value

47.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Iowa trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 47.9% to $363B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Iowa trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $26.2B

  2. $16.1B

  3. $11.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Iowa domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $26.2B, followed by Minnesota with $16.1B and Nebraska and $11.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Iowa shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

97.4% of the population of Epworth, IA has health coverage, with 69% on employee plans, 6.77% on Medicaid, 9.78% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 0.866% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Epworth, IA was $8,200 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,806).

Primary care physicians in Epworth, IA see 1363 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% increase from the previous year (1349 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1561 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 756 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Appanoose County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.3%). Additionally, Union County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,363 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,363 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% increase from the previous year (1,349 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,200

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,076

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,702

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,317

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Iowa (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,806 to $8,200.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.65%

Uninsured

69%

Employer Coverage

6.77%

Medicaid

9.78%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

0.866%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Epworth, IA declined by 19.5% from 3.29% to 2.65%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Epworth, IA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.3% prevalence

  2. 12.6% prevalence

  3. 12.1% prevalence

Appanoose County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Iowa, at 13.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Iowa by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Epworth, IA is home to a population of 1.96k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Epworth, IA residents were born outside of the country (20 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Epworth, IA is composed of 1.89k White Alone residents (96.4%), 61 Two or More Races residents (3.11%), 6 Black or African American Alone residents (0.305%), 3 Asian Alone residents (0.153%), 1 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.0509%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Epworth, IA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.6

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Epworth, IA was 35.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Epworth, IA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Epworth, IA residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    20 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Epworth, IA residents (20 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Epworth, IA was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,844 ± 4,988 people

  2. China

    10,526 ± 2,515 people

  3. India

    10,455 ± 2,506 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Iowa was Mexico, the natal country of 41,844 Iowa residents, followed by China with 10,526 and India with 10,455.

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Citizenship

99%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Epworth, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Epworth, IA was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.89k ± 183

  2. Two or More Races

    61 ± 51.8

  3. Black or African American Alone

    6 ± 13

In 2017, there were 31 times more White Alone residents (1.89k people) in Epworth, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 61 Two or More Races and 6 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Epworth, IA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Epworth, IA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Epworth, IA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Epworth, IA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    52 ± 25

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    23 ± 17

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    10 ± 14

Epworth, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Epworth, IA awarded 19 degrees. The student population of Epworth, IA is skewed towards men, with 36 male students and 28 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Epworth, IA are Asian (6 and 66.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 22.2%), Black or African American (1 and 11.1%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Epworth, IA by number of degrees awarded are Divine Word College (19 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Epworth, IA are Philosophy (10 and 52.6%), Other Social Sciences (7 and 36.8%), and Other Religious Studies (2 and 10.5%).

The median tuition costs in Epworth, IA are $12,500 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 10 degrees awarded

  2. 7 degrees awarded

  3. 2 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Epworth, IA was Philosophy with 10 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Epworth, IA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

19 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$12,500

Median Private

In 2016, the Epworth, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Divine Word College with 19 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

14

Degrees Awarded to Men

5

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 14 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Epworth, IA, which is 2.8 times more than the 5 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    6 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Epworth, IA were to Asian students. These 6 degrees mean that there were 3 times more Asian students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Epworth, IA was $162,100 in 2017, which is 0.745 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $160,000 to $162,100, a 1.31% increase. The homeownership rate in Epworth, IA is 80.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Epworth, IA have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Epworth, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$66,544

Median Household Income

± $13,322

711

Number of Households

± 99

In 2017, the median household income of the 711 households in Epworth, IA declined from $66,544 from the previous year's value of $70,526.

The following chart displays the households in Epworth, IA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$162,100

2017 Median

± $9,971

$160,000

2016 Median

± $9,815

In 2017, the median property value in Epworth, IA grew to to $162,100 from the previous year's value of $160,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Epworth, IA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Epworth, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Epworth, IA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Epworth, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

80.7%

2017 Homeownership

82.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.7% of the housing units in Epworth, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Epworth, IA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Epworth, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Epworth, IA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

18.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Epworth, IA have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.483% of the workforce in Epworth, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.4%

  2. Carpooled

    9.28%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.91%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Epworth, IA was Drove Alone (86.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.28%) and those who Worked At Home (2.91%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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