Decatur County, IA

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2020 Population
7,908
0.89% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
36
1.1% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
15.8%
14.1% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$48,154
8.3% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$82,800
0.481% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
3,625
1.12% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Decatur County, IA had a population of 7.91k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $48,154. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Decatur County, IA declined from 7,979 to 7,908, a −0.89% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,462 to $48,154, a 8.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Decatur County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.77%), White (Hispanic) (2.47%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.21%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.936%).

None of the households in Decatur County, 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.

98.3% of the residents in Decatur County, IA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Decatur County, IA are Graceland University-Lamoni (595 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Decatur County, IA was $82,800, and the homeownership rate was 64.6%. Most people in Decatur County, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Decatur County, IA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Decatur County, IA is home to a population of 7.91k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.38% of Decatur County, IA residents were born outside of the country (188 people).

In 2020, there were 33.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.26k people) in Decatur County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 219 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 195 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Decatur County, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.26k ± 45
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    219 ± 52.4
  3. White (Hispanic)
    195 ± 35
3.19%
Hispanic Population
252 people

In 2020, there were 33.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.26k people) in Decatur County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 219 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 195 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.19% of the people in Decatur County, IA are hispanic (252 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Decatur County, IA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.38%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
188 people
2.38%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
190 people

As of 2020, 2.38% of Decatur County, IA residents (188 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Decatur County, IA was 2.38%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
25
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 13.5

In 2020, the median age of all people in Decatur County, IA was 36. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 25. But people in Decatur County, IA are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Decatur County, IA residents was 36.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    41,266 ± 4,955 people
  2. India
    10,872 ± 2,556 people
  3. China
    9,649 ± 2,408 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Iowa was Mexico, the natal country of 41,266 Iowa residents, followed by India with 10,872 and China with 9,649.

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Citizenship

98.3%
2020 Citizenship
98.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.3% of Decatur County, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Decatur County, IA was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    184 ± 57
  2. Korea
    45 ± 30
  3. World War II
    45 ± 30

Decatur County, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Iowa, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Iowa (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Iowa. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Iowa.

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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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Economy

Median household income in Decatur County, IA is $48,154. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Decatur County, IA was Census Tract 9603 with a value of $52,738, followed by Census Tract 9601 and Census Tract 9602, with respective values of $51,250 and $41,596.

Males in Iowa have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,102. The income inequality in Iowa (measured using the Gini index) is 0.438, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Decatur County, IA employs 3.63k people. The largest industries in Decatur County, IA are Educational Services (801 people), Manufacturing (431 people), and Retail Trade (392 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,438), Public Administration ($67,600), and Wholesale Trade ($55,208).

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,154
2020 value
± $5,320
8.3%
1 Year Growth
± 11.8%

Households in Decatur County, IA have a median annual income of $48,154, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,462 in 2019, which represents a 8.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$63,848
Average Male Salary in Iowa
± $1,749
$48,102
Average Female Salary in Iowa
± $1,312

In 2020, full-time male employees in Iowa made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Iowa by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Iowa
  1. Asian
    $51,240 ± $6,853
  2. White
    $49,346 ± $1,065
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $40,947 ± $23,470

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Iowa workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Iowa.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Decatur County, IA is from Iowa.
0.438
2020 Wage GINI in Iowa
0.442
2019 Wage GINI in Iowa

In 2020, the income inequality in Iowa was 0.438 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.914% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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.

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 9603
  2. Census Tract 9601
  3. Census Tract 9602

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Decatur County, IA was Census Tract 9603 with a value of $52,738, followed by Census Tract 9601 and Census Tract 9602, with respective values of $51,250 and $41,596.

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Decatur County, IA (1.14k out of 7.19k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 55 - 64.

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
    1,017 ± 151
  2. Two Or More
    87 ± 82
  3. Hispanic
    21 ± 63

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Decatur County, IA is White, followed by Two Or More 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

3.63k
2020 Value
± 296
−1.12%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Decatur County, IA declined at a rate of −1.12%, from 3.67k employees to 3.63k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Decatur County, IA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (416 people), Management Occupations (398 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (321 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Decatur County, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Decatur County, IA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (416 people), Management Occupations (398 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (321 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Decatur County, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.01 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.47 times), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Decatur County, IA, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($68,583), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($55,729), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($55,625).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.63k
2020 Value
± 296
−1.12%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Decatur County, IA declined at a rate of −1.12%, from 3.67k employees to 3.63k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Decatur County, IA, are Educational Services (801 people), Manufacturing (431 people), and Retail Trade (392 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Decatur County, IA, though some of these residents may live in Decatur County, 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 Decatur County, IA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (801 people), Manufacturing (431 people), and Retail Trade (392 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Decatur County, IA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.03 times higher than expected), Educational Services (2.37 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.24 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Decatur County, IA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,438), Public Administration ($67,600), and Wholesale Trade ($55,208).

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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. $20.9B
  2. $19.9B
  3. $18.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Iowa product (by dollars) was Machinery with $20.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($19.9B) and Meat/seafood ($18.8B).

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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$262B
2020 Value in Iowa
$518B
Projected 2050 Value in Iowa
97.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Iowa trade was $262B. This is expected to increase 97.9% to $518B by 2050.

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. $23.7B
  2. $16.5B
  3. $11.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Iowa domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $23.7B, followed by Minnesota with $16.5B and Texas and $11.4B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Decatur County, IA went to Donald J. Trump with 68.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (29.4%), followed by Other (0.973%). The most partisan county was Lyon County, IA with 83.3% 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.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Decatur County, IA
68.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Iowa
  1. 83.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Iowa was Lyon County, IA with 83.3% 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, excluding special elections, 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 Iowa have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Decatur County, IA awarded 595 degrees. The student population of Decatur County, IA is skewed towards women, with 508 male students and 1,009 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Decatur County, IA are White (430 and 75%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (45 and 7.85%), Unknown (39 and 6.81%), and Black or African American (22 and 3.84%).

The largest universities in Decatur County, IA by number of degrees awarded are Graceland University-Lamoni (595 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Decatur County, IA are Family Practice Nurse (203 and 34.1%), Registered Nursing (96 and 16.1%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (37 and 6.22%).

The median tuition cost in Decatur County, IA for private four year colleges is $30,650.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 96 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 37 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Decatur County, IA was General Business Administration & Management with 31 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
595 degrees awarded
$30,650
Median Private

In 2020, the Decatur County, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Graceland University-Lamoni with 595 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

163
Degrees Awarded to Men
432
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 163 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Decatur County, IA, which is 0.377 times less than the 432 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Decatur County, IA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    430 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    39 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Decatur County, IA was White students. These 430 degrees mean that there were 9.56 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 45 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Decatur County, IA was $82,800 in 2020, which is 0.36 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $83,200 to $82,800, a 0.481% decrease. The homeownership rate in Decatur County, IA is 64.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Decatur County, IA have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Decatur County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$82,800
2020 Median
± $6,203
$83,200
2019 Median
± $5,322

In 2020, the median property value in Decatur County, IA declined from to $82,800 from the previous year's value of $83,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Decatur County, 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 Decatur County, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the $60k - $70k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$48,154
Median Household Income
± $5,320
3.24k
Number of Households
± 264

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.24k households in Decatur County, IA grew to $48,154 from the previous year's value of $44,462.

The following chart displays the households in Decatur County, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Decatur County, IA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Decatur County, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

64.6%
2020 Homeownership
67%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 64.6% of the housing units in Decatur County, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Decatur County, IA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Decatur County, IA have a shorter commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.48% of the workforce in Decatur County, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (71.2%)
  2. Carpooled (12.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.01%)

In 2020, 71.2% of workers in Decatur County, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.3%) and those who worked at home (8.01%).

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 Decatur County, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Decatur County, IA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

93.4% of the population of Decatur County, IA has health coverage, with 40.4% on employee plans, 20.8% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 17.7% on non-group plans, and 1.31% 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 Decatur County, IA see 3945 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.755% decrease from the previous year (3975 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1312 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 375 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wayne County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.3%). Additionally, Wayne County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (48.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,945 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Decatur County, IA

Primary care physicians in Decatur County, IA see an average of 3,945 patients per year. This represents a 0.755% decrease from the previous year (3,975 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Decatur County, IA 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

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$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

6.57%
Uninsured
40.4%
Employer Coverage
20.8%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
17.7%
Non-Group
1.31%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Decatur County, IA declined by 29.6% from 9.33% to 6.57%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Decatur County, 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. 20.3% prevalence
  2. 19.5% prevalence
  3. 16.1% prevalence

Wayne County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Iowa, at 20.3%.

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

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