Davenport, IA

Census Place

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2022 Population
101,448
0.272% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.4
1.06% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.8%
0.14% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,890
6.35% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$155,100
12.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
50,824
0.963% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Davenport, IA had a population of 101k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $59,890. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Davenport, IA declined from 101,725 to 101,448, a −0.272% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,315 to $59,890, a 6.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Davenport, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.18%), White (Hispanic) (4.88%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.33%).

None of the households in Davenport, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.5% of the residents in Davenport, IA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Davenport, IA are Eastern Iowa Community College District (153311) (1,143 degrees awarded in 2022), Saint Ambrose University (931 degrees), and Palmer College of Chiropractic (687 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Davenport, IA was $155,100, and the homeownership rate was 62.2%.

Most people in Davenport, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Davenport, IA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Davenport, IA is home to a population of 101k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.5% of Davenport, IA residents were born outside of the country (4.56k people).

In 2022, there were 6.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.4k people) in Davenport, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.25k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
97.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Davenport, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Davenport, IA was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Davenport, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    73.4k ± 890
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11k ± 776
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.25k ± 711
9.07%
Hispanic Population
9.2k people

In 2022, there were 6.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.4k people) in Davenport, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.25k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.07% of the people in Davenport, IA are hispanic (9.2k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    42,604 ± 5,034 people
  2. India
    12,351 ± 2,723 people
  3. Vietnam
    7,795 ± 2,165 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Iowa was Mexico, the natal country of 42,604 Iowa residents, followed by India with 12,351 and Vietnam with 7,795.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.56k people
4.46%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.53k people

As of 2022, 4.5% of Davenport, IA residents (4.56k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Davenport, IA was 4.46%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,946 ± 250
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,203 ± 253
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    846 ± 190

Davenport, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Davenport, IA employs 50.8k people. The largest industries in Davenport, IA are Manufacturing (8,145 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,054 people), and Retail Trade (6,440 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,117), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,292), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,375).

Males in Iowa have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,745. The income inequality in Iowa (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

50.8k
2022 Value
± 1,799
0.963%
1 Year growth
± 4.77%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Davenport, IA grew at a rate of 0.963%, from 50.3k employees to 50.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Davenport, IA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,503 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,034 people), and Management Occupations (4,923 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Davenport, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

50.8k
2022 Value
± 1,799
0.963%
1 Year growth
± 4.77%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Davenport, IA grew at a rate of 0.963%, from 50.3k employees to 50.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Davenport, IA, are Manufacturing (8,145 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,054 people), and Retail Trade (6,440 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,721
Median earning men ± $1,622
$34,998
Median earning women ± $1,842

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($76,551), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($74,519), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,938).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($60,560), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,483), and Manufacturing ($45,417).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.57M people employed in Iowa. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Iowa went to Donald J. Trump with 52.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (44.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.16%).

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.

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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.

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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 Iowa have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Davenport, IA awarded 3,003 degrees. The student population of Davenport, IA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,353 male students and 7,034 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Davenport, IA are White (2,201 and 74%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (325 and 10.9%), Black or African American (188 and 6.32%), and Asian (110 and 3.7%).

The largest universities in Davenport, IA by number of degrees awarded are Eastern Iowa Community College District (153311) (1,143 and 38.1%), Saint Ambrose University (931 and 31%), and Palmer College of Chiropractic (687 and 22.9%).

The most popular majors in Davenport, IA are Chiropractic (632 and 21%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (443 and 14.8%), and Registered Nursing (214 and 7.13%).

The median tuition cost in Davenport, IA for private four year colleges is $22,658.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Davenport, IA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 73.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 12,387 (43.2% men and 56.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 12,387 students enrolled in Davenport, IA, 43.2% men and 56.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,618 records, of which 58% were women and 42% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 443 degrees awarded
  2. 145 degrees awarded
  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Davenport, IA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 443 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,143 degrees awarded
  2. 931 degrees awarded
  3. 687 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Eastern Iowa Community College District (153311) with 1,143 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,186 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Davenport, IA, which is 0.653 times less than the 1,817 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,201 degrees mean that there were 6.77 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 325 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($22,658) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.66% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.685% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (751k), Some college (564k), and Bachelors Degree (469k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Davenport, IA was $155,100 in 2022, which is 0.55 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $138,000 to $155,100, a 12.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Davenport, IA is 62.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Davenport, IA have an average commute time of 18.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Davenport, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Davenport, IA is $59,890. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Davenport, IA was Census Tract 131 with a value of $126,429, followed by Census Tract 129.02 and Census Tract 120, with respective values of $102,282 and $88,350.

Property

$155,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,605
$26,536
Median Property Taxes
±$1,083

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Rent vs Own

62.2%
Homeownership
2022
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.2% of the housing units in Davenport, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 131
  2. Census Tract 129.02
  3. Census Tract 120

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Davenport, IA was Census Tract 131 with a value of $126,429, followed by Census Tract 129.02 and Census Tract 120, with respective values of $102,282 and $88,350.

The following map shows all of the places in Davenport, IA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$59,890
Median Household Income
± $2,082
42.7k
Number of Households
± 1,458

In 2022, the median household income of the 42.7k households in Davenport, IA grew to $59,890 from the previous year's value of $56,315.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Davenport, IA is from Iowa.
0.442
2022 Wage GINI in Iowa
0.439
2021 Wage GINI in Iowa

In 2022, the income inequality in Iowa was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.723% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Iowa was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Iowa in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Carpooled (7.89%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.66%)

In 2022, 80% of workers in Davenport, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.89%) and those who worked at home (7.66%).

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Commute Time

18.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Davenport, IA have a shorter commute time (18.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.19% of the workforce in Davenport, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Davenport, IA (15.6k out of 98.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females < 5.

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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Health

92.4% of the population of Davenport, IA has health coverage, with 47.3% on employee plans, 21.4% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 1.46% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Scott County, IA see 1048 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.07% decrease from the previous year (1104 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1264 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 685 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,048 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Scott County, IA

Primary care physicians in Scott County, IA see an average of 1,048 patients per year. This represents a 5.07% decrease from the previous year (1,104 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.8% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.6%
Uninsured
47.3%
Employer Coverage
21.4%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
10.3%
Non-Group
1.46%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Davenport, IA grew by 13.2% from 6.71% to 7.6%.

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