Davenport, IA

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Population

102,268

0.0362% decline

Median Age

35.9


Median Household Income

$49,335

2.37% growth

Poverty Rate

17.1%


Number of Employees

48,863

0.501% decline

Median Property Value

$124,300

1.3% growth

About

In 2017, Davenport, IA had a population of 102k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $49,335. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Davenport, IA declined from 102,305 to 102,268, a -0.0362% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,191 to $49,335, a 2.37% increase.

The population of Davenport, IA is 74.7% White Alone, 11.6% Black or African American Alone, and 8.5% Hispanic or Latino. 6.42% of the people in Davenport, IA speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Davenport, IA are Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (11,180 degrees awarded in 2016), Eastern Iowa Community College District (1,464 degrees), and Saint Ambrose University (1,060 degrees).

The median property value in Davenport, IA is $124,300, and the homeownership rate is 62.1%. Most people in Davenport, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18 minutes. The average car ownership in Davenport, IA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Davenport, IA employs 48.9k people. The largest industries in Davenport, IA are Manufacturing (7,908 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,270 people), and Retail Trade (6,337 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,819), Public Administration ($66,139), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($64,712).

Median household income in Davenport, IA is $49,335. Males in Davenport, 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 Davenport, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,335

2017 value

± $1,899

2.37%

1 Year Growth

± 5.29%

Households in Davenport, IA have a median annual income of $49,335, 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 $48,191 in 2016, which represents a 2.37% 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 Davenport, IA 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 Davenport, IA 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 Davenport, 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. Census Tract 131

  2. Census Tract 128.01

  3. Census Tract 127.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Davenport, IA was Census Tract 131 with a value of $91,523, followed by Census Tract 128.01 and Census Tract 127.01, with respective values of $60,351 and $57,170.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Davenport, IA (17k out of 99.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

    11,343 ± 776

  2. Black

    4,230 ± 490

  3. Hispanic

    1,462 ± 288

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Davenport, 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

48.9k

2017 Value

± 1,441

-0.501%

1 Year decline

± 4.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Davenport, IA declined at a rate of -0.501%, from 49.1k employees to 48.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Davenport, IA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,264 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,214 people), and Production Occupations (4,083 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Davenport, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Davenport, IA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,264 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,214 people), and Production Occupations (4,083 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Davenport, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (1.9 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.44 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.31 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Davenport, IA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($68,542), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($66,843), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($60,917).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

48.9k

2017 Value

± 1,441

-0.501%

1 Year decline

± 4.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Davenport, IA declined at a rate of -0.501%, from 49.1k employees to 48.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Davenport, IA, are Manufacturing (7,908 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,270 people), and Retail Trade (6,337 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Davenport, IA, though some of these residents may live in Davenport, 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 Davenport, IA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (7,908 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,270 people), and Retail Trade (6,337 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Davenport, IA has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.6 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.2 times), and Retail Trade (1.14 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Davenport, IA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($70,819), Public Administration ($66,139), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($64,712).

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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

93.3% of the population of Davenport, IA has health coverage, with 49.3% on employee plans, 21.7% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 1.76% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Davenport, 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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1363 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1363 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% increase from the previous year (1349 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

6.68%

Uninsured

49.3%

Employer Coverage

21.7%

Medicaid

10.2%

Medicare

10.4%

Non-Group

1.76%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Davenport, IA declined by 10.9% from 7.5% to 6.68%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Davenport, 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

Davenport, IA is home to a population of 102k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.02% of Davenport, IA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Davenport, IA is composed of 76.4k White Alone residents (74.7%), 11.9k Black or African American Alone residents (11.6%), 8.69k Hispanic or Latino residents (8.5%), 2.58k Asian Alone residents (2.53%), 2.2k Two or More Races residents (2.15%), 293 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.287%), 266 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.26%), and 5 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00489%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Davenport, IA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (3,564 speakers), Vietnamese (929 speakers), and German (265 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Davenport, IA was 35.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Davenport, IA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Davenport, IA residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.02%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.84%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 4.02% of Davenport, IA residents 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 Davenport, IA was 3.84%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Davenport, IA was Mexico, the natal country of 41,844 Davenport, IA residents, followed by China with 10,526 and India with 10,455.

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Citizenship

98.1%

2017 Citizenship

98%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.1% of Davenport, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Davenport, IA was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    76.4k ± 749

  2. Black or African American Alone

    11.9k ± 587

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8.69k ± 658

In 2017, there were 6.43 times more White Alone residents (76.4k people) in Davenport, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.9k Black or African American Alone and 8.69k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    3,564 speakers (3.76%)

  2. Vietnamese

    929 speakers (0.981%)

  3. German

    265 speakers (0.28%)

6.42% of Davenport, 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 Davenport, IA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 3.76% of the overall population of Davenport, IA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.981% speak Vietnamese and 0.28% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,036 ± 246

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,490 ± 306

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    803 ± 177

Davenport, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Davenport, IA awarded 14,572 degrees. The student population of Davenport, IA is skewed towards women, with 16,343 male students and 34,856 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Davenport, IA are White (8,240 and 57.1%), followed by Black or African American (3,037 and 21.1%), Hispanic or Latino (1,285 and 8.91%), and Unknown (1,056 and 7.32%).

The largest universities in Davenport, IA by number of degrees awarded are Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (11,180 and 76.7%), Eastern Iowa Community College District (1,464 and 10%), and Saint Ambrose University (1,060 and 7.27%).

The most popular majors in Davenport, IA are General Business Administration & Management (1,223 and 8.39%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (936 and 6.42%), and Registered Nursing (889 and 6.1%).

The median tuition costs in Davenport, IA are $18,842 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. 421 degrees awarded

  2. 861 degrees awarded

  3. 516 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Davenport, IA was General Psychology with 421 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 11,180 degrees awarded

  2. 1,464 degrees awarded

  3. 1,060 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$18,842

Median Private

In 2016, the Davenport, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kaplan University-Davenport Campus with 11,180 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

4,645

Degrees Awarded to Men

9,927

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 4,645 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Davenport, IA, which is 0.468 times less than the 9,927 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Davenport, IA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,240 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    3,037 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,285 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Davenport, IA were to White students. These 8,240 degrees mean that there were 2.71 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 3,037 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Davenport, IA was $124,300 in 2017, which is 0.571 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $122,700 to $124,300, a 1.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Davenport, IA is 62.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Davenport, IA have an average commute time of 18 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Davenport, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$49,335

Median Household Income

± $1,899

40.5k

Number of Households

± 1,221

In 2017, the median household income of the 40.5k households in Davenport, IA grew to $49,335 from the previous year's value of $48,191.

The following chart displays the households in Davenport, 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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Housing

Property Value

$124,300

2017 Median

± $2,527

$122,700

2016 Median

± $2,190

In 2017, the median property value in Davenport, IA grew to to $124,300 from the previous year's value of $122,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Davenport, 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 Davenport, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

62.1%

2017 Homeownership

61.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62.1% of the housing units in Davenport, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Davenport, 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 Davenport, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Davenport, IA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

18 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Davenport, IA have a shorter commute time (18 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.33% of the workforce in Davenport, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.3%

  2. Carpooled

    7.24%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.86%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Davenport, IA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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