Jones County, IA

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2020 Population
20,575
0.0778% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
43.2
0.232% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.47%
4.77% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$57,134
0.721% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$140,000
1.16% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Jones County, IA had a population of 20.6k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $57,134. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Jones County, IA grew from 20,559 to 20,575, a 0.0778% increase and its median household income declined from $57,549 to $57,134, a −0.721% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jones County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.64%), White (Hispanic) (1.41%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.889%).

None of the households in Jones 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.

99.5% of the residents in Jones County, IA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Carlson College of Massage Therapy (30 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Jones County, IA was $140,000, and the homeownership rate was 78.6%.

Most people in Jones County, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Jones County, IA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Jones County, IA is home to a population of 20.6k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.11% of Jones County, IA residents were born outside of the country (229 people).

In 2020, there were 42.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.2k people) in Jones County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 453 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 337 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2020 Citizenship
99.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.5% of Jones County, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Jones County, IA was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jones County, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.2k ± 132
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    453 ± 178
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    337 ± 180
2.05%
Hispanic Population
422 people

In 2020, there were 42.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.2k people) in Jones County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 453 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 337 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.05% of the people in Jones County, IA are hispanic (422 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.11%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
229 people
1.27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
262 people

As of 2020, 1.11% of Jones County, IA residents (229 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 Jones County, IA was 1.27%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    601 ± 135
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    245 ± 107
  3. Korea
    208 ± 66

Jones County, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Jones County, IA employs 9.84k people. The largest industries in Jones County, IA are Manufacturing (1,590 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,238 people), and Retail Trade (956 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($67,407), Utilities ($55,764), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,521).

Occupations

9.84k
2020 Value
± 603
−0.0711%
1 Year decline
± 8.32%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Jones County, IA declined at a rate of −0.0711%, from 9.85k employees to 9.84k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jones County, IA, are Management Occupations (1,233 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,059 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,059 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jones County, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.84k
2020 Value
± 603
−0.0711%
1 Year decline
± 8.32%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Jones County, IA declined at a rate of −0.0711%, from 9.85k employees to 9.84k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jones County, IA, are Manufacturing (1,590 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,238 people), and Retail Trade (956 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jones County, IA, though some of these residents may live in Jones County, 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

$44,388
Median earning men ± $2,799
$31,474
Median earning women ± $2,218

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($77,414), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($62,380), and Manufacturing ($53,864).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($71,786), Public Administration ($55,833), and Manufacturing ($42,353).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 135
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 124
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 102
    Manufacturing

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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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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Jones County, IA went to Donald J. Trump with 60% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (38.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

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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learningEducation

In 2020, universities in Jones County, IA awarded 30 degrees. The student population of Jones County, IA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 4 male students and 23 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jones County, IA are White (22 and 73.3%), followed by Black or African American (2 and 6.67%), Hispanic or Latino (2 and 6.67%), and Two or More Races (2 and 6.67%).

The largest universities in Jones County, IA by number of degrees awarded are Carlson College of Massage Therapy (30 and 100%).

The most popular majors in N/A are Massage Therapy (30 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.541% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.593% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (734k), Some college (566k), and Bachelors Degree (451k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Jones County, IA was $140,000 in 2020, which is 0.609 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $138,400 to $140,000, a 1.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Jones County, IA is 78.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Jones County, IA have an average commute time of 25.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jones County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jones County, IA is $57,134. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Jones County, IA was Census Tract 701 with a value of $80,167, followed by Census Tract 705 and Census Tract 706, with respective values of $54,375 and $52,326.

Property

$140,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$8,217
$6,433
Median Property Taxes
±$457

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jones County, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Jones County, IA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.6%
Homeownership
2020
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 78.6% of the housing units in Jones County, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 701
  2. Census Tract 705
  3. Census Tract 706

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jones County, IA was Census Tract 701 with a value of $80,167, followed by Census Tract 705 and Census Tract 706, with respective values of $54,375 and $52,326.

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

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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.
$57,134
Median Household Income
± $3,878
8.19k
Number of Households
± 517

In 2020, the median household income of the 8.19k households in Jones County, IA declined from $57,134 from the previous year's value of $57,549.

The following chart displays the households in Jones 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jones 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (75.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.5%)
  3. Carpooled (10.5%)

In 2020, 75.4% of workers in Jones County, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.5%) and those who carpooled to work (10.5%).

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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Commute Time

25.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jones County, IA have a shorter commute time (25.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.7% of the workforce in Jones County, 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 Jones County, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jones County, IA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.47% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jones County, IA (1.83k out of 19.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jones County, IA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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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97.3% of the population of Jones County, IA has health coverage, with 48.1% on employee plans, 18.1% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 1.78% 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 Jones County, IA see 2593 patients per year on average, which represents a 13.6% increase from the previous year (2282 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2298 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1880 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,593 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jones County, IA

Primary care physicians in Jones County, IA see an average of 2,593 patients per year. This represents a 13.6% increase from the previous year (2,282 patients).

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 15.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 21% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

2.7%
Uninsured
48.1%
Employer Coverage
18.1%
Medicaid
15.9%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
1.78%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jones County, IA declined by 13% from 3.11% to 2.7%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Jones County, IA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35% in Jones County, IA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.4% in Jones County, IA.

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