Iowa City PUMA, IA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
150,819
1.51% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
30.4
0.33% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
17.2%
4.95% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$63,062
0.831% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$238,600
4.83% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
80,351
0.313% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Iowa City PUMA, IA had a population of 151k people with a median age of 30.4 and a median household income of $63,062. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Iowa City PUMA, IA grew from 148,577 to 150,819, a 1.51% increase and its median household income grew from $62,542 to $63,062, a 0.831% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Iowa City PUMA, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.56%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.17%), White (Hispanic) (3.1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.6%).

15.4% of the households in Iowa City PUMA, 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.

92% of the residents in Iowa City PUMA, IA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA are University of Iowa (9,700 degrees awarded in 2020) and La James International College-Iowa City (14 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Iowa City PUMA, IA was $238,600, and the homeownership rate was 58.6%. Most people in Iowa City PUMA, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Iowa City PUMA, IA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Iowa City PUMA, IA is home to a population of 151k people, from which 92% are citizens. As of 2020, 11.6% of Iowa City PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the country (17.4k people).

In 2020, there were 10.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (117k people) in Iowa City PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Iowa City PUMA, IA are Spanish (6,009 households), Arabic (3,111 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,356 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Iowa City PUMA, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    117k ± 355
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.4k ± 585
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.3k ± 445
5.72%
Hispanic Population
8.63k people

In 2020, there were 10.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (117k people) in Iowa City PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.72% of the people in Iowa City PUMA, IA are hispanic (8.63k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,009 households (4.23%)
  2. Arabic
    3,111 households (2.19%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    2,356 households (1.66%)

15.4% of the households in Iowa City PUMA, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Iowa City PUMA, IA was Spanish. 4.23% of the households in Iowa City PUMA, IA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
17.4k people
11.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
17.8k people

As of 2020, 11.6% of Iowa City PUMA, IA residents (17.4k 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 Iowa City PUMA, IA was 11.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
33
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.8

In 2020, the median age of all people in Iowa City PUMA, IA was 30.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Iowa City PUMA, IA are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Iowa City PUMA, IA residents was 30.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    2,239 ± 1,153 people
  2. Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
    1,526 ± 954 people
  3. Korea
    1,340 ± 895 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Iowa City PUMA, IA was China, the natal country of 2,239 Iowa City PUMA, IA residents, followed by Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) with 1,526 and Korea with 1,340.

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Citizenship

92%
2020 Citizenship
91.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 92% of Iowa City PUMA, IA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Iowa City PUMA, IA was 91.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,404 ± 216
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,134 ± 235
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    746 ± 218

Iowa City PUMA, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.24 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 Iowa City PUMA, IA is $63,062. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Iowa City PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $87,025, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Cedar Rapids City PUMA, IA, with respective values of $84,719 and $67,294.

Males in Iowa City PUMA, IA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,906. The income inequality in Iowa City PUMA, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.517, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Iowa City PUMA, IA employs 80.4k people. The largest industries in Iowa City PUMA, IA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (12,456 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (9,262 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,759 people), and the highest paying industries are Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing ($213,967), Other health care services ($144,422), and Health & personal care, except drug, stores ($140,768).

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,062
2020 value
± $2,139
0.831%
1 Year Growth
± 4.14%

Households in Iowa City PUMA, IA have a median annual income of $63,062, 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 $62,542 in 2019, which represents a 0.831% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$77,260
Average Male Salary in Iowa City PUMA, IA
± $11,863
$56,906
Average Female Salary in Iowa City PUMA, IA
± $7,893

In 2020, full-time male employees in Iowa City PUMA, IA made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Iowa City PUMA, IA
  1. Asian
    $58,754 ± $27,727
  2. White
    $55,259 ± $6,530
  3. Two or More Races
    $50,179 ± $32,979

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Iowa City PUMA, IA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Iowa City PUMA, IA.

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Wage Distribution

0.517
2020 Wage GINI in Iowa City PUMA, IA
0.515
2019 Wage GINI in Iowa City PUMA, IA

In 2020, the income inequality in Iowa City PUMA, IA was 0.517 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.542% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Iowa City PUMA, IA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Iowa City PUMA, IA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Iowa City PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $87,025, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Cedar Rapids City PUMA, IA, with respective values of $84,719 and $67,294.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Iowa City PUMA, IA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Iowa City PUMA, IA (24.6k out of 143k 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 Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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
    17,738 ± 1,044
  2. Black
    2,918 ± 514
  3. Asian
    2,764 ± 319

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Iowa City PUMA, IA is White, followed by Black and Asian.

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

80.4k
2020 Value
−0.313%
1 Year decline
± −0.313%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Iowa City PUMA, IA declined at a rate of −0.313%, from 80.6k employees to 80.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Iowa City PUMA, IA, are Postsecondary teachers (4,210 people), Registered nurses (3,038 people), and Physicians (2,492 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Iowa City PUMA, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Iowa City PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers (4,210 people), Registered nurses (3,038 people), and Physicians (2,492 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Iowa City PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Mental health counselors (6.47 times higher than expected), Speechlanguage pathologists (6.16 times), and Postsecondary teachers (5.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Iowa City PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Physicians ($198,462), Personal financial advisors ($179,757), and Financial managers ($157,065).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

80.4k
2020 Value
−0.313%
1 Year decline
± −0.313%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Iowa City PUMA, IA declined at a rate of −0.313%, from 80.6k employees to 80.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Iowa City PUMA, IA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (12,456 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (9,262 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,759 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Iowa City PUMA, IA, though some of these residents may live in Iowa City PUMA, IA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Iowa City PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of Musical instrument & supplies stores (16.5 times higher than expected), Household appliance manufacturing (11.2 times), and Agricultural implement manufacturing (5.73 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Iowa City PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing ($213,967), Other health care services ($144,422), and Health & personal care, except drug, stores ($140,768).

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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 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%). 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 Iowa
52.8% 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 Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA awarded 9,714 degrees. The student population of Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA is skewed towards women, with 13,791 male students and 16,527 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA are White (6,946 and 79.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (597 and 6.82%), Asian (402 and 4.59%), and Black or African American (287 and 3.28%).

The largest universities in Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA by number of degrees awarded are University of Iowa (9,700 and 99.9%) and La James International College-Iowa City (14 and 0.144%).

The most popular majors in Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA are General Finance (430 and 4.43%), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (426 and 4.39%), and Organizational Leadership (387 and 3.98%).

The median tuition cost in Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA for a public four year colleges is $8,073 for in-state students and $30,036 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 417 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 410 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 273 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 417 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 9,700 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded
$8,073
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Iowa with 9,700 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

4,471
Degrees Awarded to Men
5,243
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 4,471 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA, which is 0.853 times less than the 5,243 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,946 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    597 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    402 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Johnson County--Iowa City PUMA, IA was White students. These 6,946 degrees mean that there were 11.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 597 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Iowa City PUMA, IA was $238,600 in 2020, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $227,600 to $238,600, a 4.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Iowa City PUMA, IA is 58.6%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Iowa City PUMA, IA have an average commute time of 19.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Iowa City PUMA, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$238,600
2020 Median
± $5,238
$227,600
2019 Median
± $4,409

In 2020, the median property value in Iowa City PUMA, IA grew to to $238,600 from the previous year's value of $227,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Iowa City PUMA, IA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Iowa City PUMA, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k 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.
$63,062
Median Household Income
± $2,139
60.4k
Number of Households
± 1,876

In 2020, the median household income of the 60.4k households in Iowa City PUMA, IA grew to $63,062 from the previous year's value of $62,542.

The following chart displays the households in Iowa City PUMA, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

58.6%
2020 Homeownership
58.5%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 58.6% of the housing units in Iowa City PUMA, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.5%.

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

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Commute Time

19.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Iowa City PUMA, IA have a shorter commute time (19.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.07% of the workforce in Iowa City PUMA, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (69%)
  2. Carpooled (8.33%)
  3. Walked (8.3%)

In 2020, 69% of workers in Iowa City PUMA, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.33%) and those who walked to work (8.3%).

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

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Health

95% of the population of Iowa City PUMA, IA has health coverage, with 61.3% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 9.09% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 0.65% 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 Iowa see 1357 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1372 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1452 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 607 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

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1,357 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Iowa

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,357 patients per year. This represents a 1.09% decrease from the previous year (1,372 patients).

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

4.97%
Uninsured
61.3%
Employer Coverage
10.6%
Medicaid
9.09%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
0.65%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Iowa City PUMA, IA declined by 10.9% from 5.59% to 4.97%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Iowa City PUMA, 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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