Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA

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Population

180,132

0.315% decline

Median Age

41.8


Median Household Income

$53,766

3.5% growth

Number of Employees

82,993

0.25% growth

Median Property Value

$118,700

2.59% growth

About

In 2017, Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA had a population of 180k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $53,766. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA declined from 180,702 to 180,132, a -0.315% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,947 to $53,766, a 3.5% increase.

The population of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA is 91.3% White Alone, 5.18% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.54% Two or More Races. 4.54% of the people in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA are Iowa Western Community College (1,151 degrees awarded in 2016) and E Q School of Hair Design (23 degrees).

The median property value in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA is $118,700, and the homeownership rate is 71.3%. Most people in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA employs 83k people. The largest industries in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA are Construction (5,504 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,327 people), and Hospitals (4,335 people), and the highest paying industries are Support activities for agriculture & forestry ($119,342), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($99,457), and Agricultural implement manufacturing ($98,289).

Median household income in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA is $53,766. Males in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,364. The income inequality in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.411, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,766

2017 value

± $979

3.5%

1 Year Growth

± 2.3%

Households in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA have a median annual income of $53,766, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,947 in 2016, which represents a 3.5% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$54,079

Average Male Salary

± $6,057

$43,364

Average Female Salary

± $4,425

In 2017, full-time male employees in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA made 1.25 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $88,905 ± $150,098

  2. White

    $42,834 ± $3,583

  3. Other

    $34,937 ± $14,706

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 2.08 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.411

2017 Wage GINI

0.417

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA was 0.411 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.48% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $86,712, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Cedar Rapids City PUMA, IA, with respective values of $78,535 and $63,149.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA is false, followed by false and false.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

83k

2017 Value

0.25%

1 Year growth

± 0.25%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 0.25%, from 82.8k employees to 83k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,812 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,383 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,323 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,812 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,383 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,323 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (6.57 times higher than expected), Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers (5.13 times), and Miscellaneous material moving workers, including mine shuttle car operators, & tank car, truck, & ship loaders (5.11 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($345,223), Chief executives & legislators ($138,062), and Personal financial advisors ($132,216).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

83k

2017 Value

0.25%

1 Year growth

± 0.25%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 0.25%, from 82.8k employees to 83k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA, are Construction (5,504 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,327 people), and Hospitals (4,335 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA, though some of these residents may live in Council Bluffs City 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 Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Construction (5,504 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,327 people), and Hospitals (4,335 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (10.3 times higher than expected), Animal slaughtering & processing (7.72 times), and Animal food, grain & oilseed milling (6.74 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Support activities for agriculture & forestry ($119,342), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($99,457), and Agricultural implement manufacturing ($98,289).

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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 with $18.8B and Other ag prods. and $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

N/A% of the population of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Council Bluffs City PUMA, 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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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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

Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA is home to a population of 180k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA is composed of 165k White Alone residents (91.3%), 9.34k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.18%), 2.78k Two or More Races residents (1.54%), 1.88k Black or African American Alone residents (1.05%), 908 Asian Alone residents (0.504%), 638 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.354%), 35 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0194%), and 23 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0128%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (6,059 speakers), German (353 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (343 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA was 41.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.65%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA was 2.65%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,150 ± 1,132 people

  2. Guatemala

    470 ± 532 people

  3. Philippines

    315 ± 435 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA was Mexico, the natal country of 2,150 Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA residents, followed by Guatemala with 470 and Philippines with 315.

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Citizenship

98.4%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.4% of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    165k ± 21

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    9.34k ± 741

  3. Two or More Races

    2.78k ± 308

In 2017, there were 17.6 times more White Alone residents (165k people) in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.34k Hispanic or Latino and 2.78k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    6,059 speakers (3.56%)

  2. German

    353 speakers (0.207%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    343 speakers (0.202%)

4.54% of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 3.56% of the overall population of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.207% speak German and 0.202% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA awarded 1,174 degrees. The student population of Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA is skewed towards women, with 2,651 male students and 3,471 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA are White (947 and 82.1%), followed by Black or African American (91 and 7.89%), Hispanic or Latino (67 and 5.81%), and Asian (18 and 1.56%).

The largest universities in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA by number of degrees awarded are Iowa Western Community College (1,151 and 98%) and E Q School of Hair Design (23 and 1.96%).

The most popular majors in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (503 and 42.8%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (115 and 9.8%), and Registered Nursing (114 and 9.71%).

The median tuition costs in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA are $N/A 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. 25 degrees awarded

  2. 497 degrees awarded

  3. 114 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA was Dental Hygiene with 25 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,151 degrees awarded

  2. 23 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Iowa Western Community College with 1,151 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

465

Degrees Awarded to Men

709

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 465 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA, which is 0.656 times less than the 709 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    947 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    91 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    67 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA were to White students. These 947 degrees mean that there were 10.4 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 91 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA was $118,700 in 2017, which is 0.545 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $115,700 to $118,700, a 2.59% increase. The homeownership rate in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA is 71.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$53,766

Median Household Income

± $979

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA grew to $53,766 from the previous year's value of $51,947.

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Housing

Property Value

$118,700

2017 Median

± $1,629

$115,700

2016 Median

± $1,475

In 2017, the median property value in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA grew to to $118,700 from the previous year's value of $115,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Council Bluffs City 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 Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.3%

2017 Homeownership

71.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.3% of the housing units in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

19.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Council Bluffs City PUMA, IA was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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