Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA

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Population
133,009
0.0369% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
Median Age
34.9

Poverty Rate
16%

Median Household Income
$52,688
3.48% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$143,100
2.73% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
66,720
1.87% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA had a population of 133k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $52,688. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA grew from 132,960 to 133,009, a 0.0369% increase and its median household income grew from $50,916 to $52,688, a 3.48% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.05%), White (Hispanic) (2.51%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.31%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.98%). 8.53% of the people in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA are University of Northern Iowa (2,883 degrees awarded in 2017), Hawkeye Community College (1,195 degrees), and Allen College (288 degrees).

The median property value in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA is $143,100, and the homeownership rate is 65.7%. Most people in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Iowa across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Iowa went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (41.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.78%). The most partisan county was Lyon County, IA with 81.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing the state of Iowa. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Iowa
51.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Iowa
  1. 81.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 81.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Iowa was Lyon County, IA with 81.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Iowa colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Iowa

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Chuck Grassley
Senator from Iowa3
Assumed office on January 3, 1981
Joni Ernst
Senator from Iowa2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing Iowa.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Iowa over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Iowa

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA is home to a population of 133k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 5.65% of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the country (7.52k people).

In 2018, there were 9.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (108k people) in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.33k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA are Spanish (4,002 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (1,964 speakers), and Other Languages of Asia (886 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    108k ± 164
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12k ± 446
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.33k ± 419
4.31%
Hispanic Population
5.74k people

In 2018, there were 9.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (108k people) in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.33k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.31% of the people in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA are hispanic (5.74k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,002 speakers (3.21%)
  2. Serbo-Croatian
    1,964 speakers (1.58%)
  3. Other Languages of Asia
    886 speakers (0.711%)

8.53% of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was Spanish. 3.21% of the overall population of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA are native Spanish speakers. 1.58% speak Serbo-Croatian and 0.711% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.65%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
7.52k people
5.43%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
7.21k people

As of 2018, 5.65% of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA residents (7.52k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was 5.43%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
36
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was 34.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Bosnia and Herzegovina
    1,838 ± 1,045 people
  2. Mexico
    1,440 ± 927 people
  3. China
    483 ± 539 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was Bosnia and Herzegovina, the natal country of 1,838 Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA residents, followed by Mexico with 1,440 and China with 483.

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Citizenship

96.7%
2018 Citizenship
96.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.7% of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,076 ± 243
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,022 ± 199
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    959 ± 178

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA is $52,688. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $85,550, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Warren, Jasper, Marion, Dallas (West) & Madison Counties PUMA, IA, with respective values of $81,520 and $65,430.

Males in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,837. The income inequality in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA employs 66.7k people. The largest industries in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,153 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,946 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,537 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($121,373), Legal services ($116,460), and Truck transportation ($75,522).

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,688
2018 value
± $1,246
3.48%
1 Year Growth
± 2.96%

Households in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA have a median annual income of $52,688, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,916 in 2017, which represents a 3.48% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$55,373
Average Male Salary in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA
± $7,570
$37,837
Average Female Salary in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA
± $4,038

In 2017, full-time male employees in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA made 1.46 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA
  1. Asian
    $89,169 ± $71,336
  2. White
    $38,462 ± $4,007
  3. Other
    $31,903 ± $23,493

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 2.32 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.454
2017 Wage GINI in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA
0.449
2016 Wage GINI in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA

In 2017, the income inequality in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.941% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $85,550, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Warren, Jasper, Marion, Dallas (West) & Madison Counties PUMA, IA, with respective values of $81,520 and $65,430.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA (20.5k out of 128k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. 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
    15,044 ± 886
  2. Black
    3,904 ± 379
  3. Hispanic
    1,489 ± 232

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

66.7k
2017 Value
1.87%
1 Year growth
± 1.87%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 1.87%, from 65.5k employees to 66.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,992 people), Cashiers (1,930 people), and Retail salespersons (1,671 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,992 people), Cashiers (1,930 people), and Retail salespersons (1,671 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Biomedical & agricultural engineers (38.2 times higher than expected), Computer control programmers & operators (8.07 times), and Butchers & other meat, poultry, & fish processing workers (5.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($274,722), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($163,637), and Medical & health services managers ($121,277).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

66.7k
2017 Value
1.87%
1 Year growth
± 1.87%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 1.87%, from 65.5k employees to 66.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,153 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,946 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,537 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA, though some of these residents may live in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, 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 Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,153 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,946 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,537 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of Agricultural implement manufacturing (60.8 times higher than expected), Animal slaughtering & processing (9.58 times), and Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (7.91 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($121,373), Legal services ($116,460), and Truck transportation ($75,522).

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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 in Iowa
$363B
Projected 2045 Value in Iowa
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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Education

In 2017, universities in Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA awarded 4,540 degrees. The student population of Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA is skewed towards women, with 7,418 male students and 10,988 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA are White (3,882 and 88.6%), followed by Black or African American (152 and 3.47%), Hispanic or Latino (133 and 3.03%), and Unknown (91 and 2.08%).

The largest universities in Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA by number of degrees awarded are University of Northern Iowa (2,883 and 63.5%), Hawkeye Community College (1,195 and 26.3%), and Allen College (288 and 6.34%).

The most popular majors in Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (410 and 9.03%), Elementary Education & Teaching (281 and 6.19%), and Registered Nursing (275 and 6.06%).

The median tuition costs in Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA are $16,884 for private four year colleges, and $7,456 and $17,998 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 185 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 103 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 264 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was Registered Nursing with 185 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,883 degrees awarded
  2. 1,195 degrees awarded
  3. 288 degrees awarded
$7,456
Median In-State Public
$16,884
Median Private

In 2017, the Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Northern Iowa with 2,883 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,769
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,771
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,769 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA, which is 0.638 times less than the 2,771 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,882 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    152 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    133 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Black Hawk County--Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA were to White students. These 3,882 degrees mean that there were 25.5 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 152 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was $143,100 in 2018, which is 0.623 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $139,300 to $143,100, a 2.73% increase. The homeownership rate in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA is 65.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA have an average commute time of 15.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$143,100
2018 Median
± $2,717
$139,300
2017 Median
± $2,528

In 2018, the median property value in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA grew to to $143,100 from the previous year's value of $139,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, 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 Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$52,688
Median Household Income
± $1,246
53k
Number of Households
± 1,345

In 2018, the median household income of the 53k households in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA grew to $52,688 from the previous year's value of $50,916.

The following chart displays the households in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

65.7%
2018 Homeownership
66%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 65.7% of the housing units in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66%.

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

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Commute Time

15.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA have a shorter commute time (15.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.39% of the workforce in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    81.5%
  2. Carpooled
    9.03%
  3. Walked
    3.78%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA was Drove Alone (81.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.03%) and those who Walked (3.78%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

94.4% of the population of Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA has health coverage, with 54.1% on employee plans, 15.9% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.08% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Iowa 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Iowa.
1,363 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Iowa

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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Iowa in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Iowa.
$8,200
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Iowa
$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

5.64%
Uninsured
54.1%
Employer Coverage
15.9%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
1.08%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA N/A by N/A from N/A% to 5.64%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, 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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