Floyd County, IA

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Population

15,904

0.625% decline

Median Age

44.6


Median Household Income

$48,607

4.74% growth

Poverty Rate

15.6%


Number of Employees

8,223

2.07% growth

Median Property Value

$102,400

2.1% decline

About

In 2017, Floyd County, IA had a population of 15.9k people with a median age of 44.6 and a median household income of $48,607. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Floyd County, IA declined from 16,004 to 15,904, a -0.625% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,406 to $48,607, a 4.74% increase.

The population of Floyd County, IA is 92.8% White Alone, 2.51% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.89% Black or African American Alone. 5.59% of the people in Floyd County, IA speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Floyd County, IA is $102,400, and the homeownership rate is 72.4%. Most people in Floyd County, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Floyd County, IA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Floyd County, IA employs 8.22k people. The largest industries in Floyd County, IA are Manufacturing (1,528 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,140 people), and Retail Trade (1,054 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($74,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,647), and Wholesale Trade ($46,429).

Median household income in Floyd County, IA is $48,607. Males in Floyd County, 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 Floyd County, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,607

2017 value

± $3,763

4.74%

1 Year Growth

± 10.9%

Households in Floyd County, IA have a median annual income of $48,607, 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 $46,406 in 2016, which represents a 4.74% 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 Floyd County, IA made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Floyd County, IA 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

  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 Floyd County, 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Floyd County, IA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Floyd County, 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 4803

  2. Census Tract 4801

  3. Census Tract 4805

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Floyd County, IA was Census Tract 4803 with a value of $55,909, followed by Census Tract 4801 and Census Tract 4805, with respective values of $51,843 and $44,919.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Floyd County, IA (2.44k out of 15.7k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 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

    2,099 ± 277

  2. Hispanic

    132 ± 92

  3. Two Or More

    109 ± 87

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

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

8.22k

2017 Value

± 504

2.07%

1 Year growth

± 8.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Floyd County, IA grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 8.06k employees to 8.22k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Floyd County, IA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,071 people), Management Occupations (1,056 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (932 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Floyd County, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Floyd County, IA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,071 people), Management Occupations (1,056 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (932 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Floyd County, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.15 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.91 times), and Production Occupations (1.82 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Floyd County, IA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($79,266), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($71,518), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($68,611).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.22k

2017 Value

± 504

2.07%

1 Year growth

± 8.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Floyd County, IA grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 8.06k employees to 8.22k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Floyd County, IA, are Manufacturing (1,528 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,140 people), and Retail Trade (1,054 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Floyd County, IA, though some of these residents may live in Floyd 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 Floyd County, IA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,528 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,140 people), and Retail Trade (1,054 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Floyd County, IA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.74 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.84 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Floyd County, IA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($74,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,647), and Wholesale Trade ($46,429).

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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

92.8% of the population of Floyd County, IA has health coverage, with 42.4% on employee plans, 17.2% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 16.3% on non-group plans, and 1.12% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Floyd County, IA see 3192 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.715% decrease from the previous year (3215 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2646 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 7936 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

3,192 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Floyd County, IA see an average of 3,192 patients per year. This represents a 0.715% decrease from the previous year (3,215 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%).

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Access and Quality

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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

7.2%

Uninsured

42.4%

Employer Coverage

17.2%

Medicaid

15.8%

Medicare

16.3%

Non-Group

1.12%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Floyd County, IA grew by 1.5% from 7.1% to 7.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Floyd 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. 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

Floyd County, IA is home to a population of 15.9k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.8% of Floyd County, IA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Floyd County, IA is composed of 14.8k White Alone residents (92.8%), 399 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.51%), 301 Black or African American Alone residents (1.89%), 232 Asian Alone residents (1.46%), 143 Two or More Races residents (0.899%), 57 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.358%), 11 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0692%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Floyd County, IA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (269 speakers), Other West Germanic Languages (231 speakers), and German (179 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

55

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 10.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Floyd County, IA was 44.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 55. But people in Floyd County, IA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Floyd County, IA residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.59%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.8% of Floyd County, 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 Floyd County, IA was 2.59%, 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 Floyd County, IA was Mexico, the natal country of 41,844 Floyd County, IA residents, followed by China with 10,526 and India with 10,455.

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Citizenship

98.8%

2017 Citizenship

98.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.8% of Floyd County, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Floyd County, IA was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    14.8k ± 15

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    399 ± 128

  3. Black or African American Alone

    301 ± 77

In 2017, there were 37 times more White Alone residents (14.8k people) in Floyd County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 399 Hispanic or Latino and 301 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    269 speakers (1.78%)

  2. Other West Germanic Languages

    231 speakers (1.53%)

  3. German

    179 speakers (1.18%)

5.59% of Floyd County, 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 Floyd County, IA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.78% of the overall population of Floyd County, IA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.53% speak Other West Germanic Languages and 1.18% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    571 ± 136

  2. World War II

    153 ± 80

  3. Korea

    122 ± 52

Floyd County, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Floyd County, IA was $102,400 in 2017, which is 0.471 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $104,600 to $102,400, a 2.1% decrease. The homeownership rate in Floyd County, IA is 72.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Floyd County, IA have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Floyd County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$48,607

Median Household Income

± $3,763

6.92k

Number of Households

± 446

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.92k households in Floyd County, IA grew to $48,607 from the previous year's value of $46,406.

The following chart displays the households in Floyd 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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Housing

Property Value

$102,400

2017 Median

± $6,937

$104,600

2016 Median

± $6,588

In 2017, the median property value in Floyd County, IA declined from to $102,400 from the previous year's value of $104,600.

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

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

72.4%

2017 Homeownership

71.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.4% of the housing units in Floyd County, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Floyd County, 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 Floyd County, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Floyd County, IA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

17.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Floyd County, IA have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Floyd County, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.2%

  2. Worked At Home

    7.96%

  3. Carpooled

    7.78%

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

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