Malcom, IA

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Population

285

4.04% decline

Median Age

42.3


Median Household Income

$45,000

6.78% growth

Poverty Rate

9.16%


Number of Employees

164

9.33% growth

Median Property Value

$80,900

4.39% growth

About

In 2017, Malcom, IA had a population of 285 people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $45,000. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Malcom, IA declined from 297 to 285, a -4.04% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,143 to $45,000, a 6.78% increase.

The population of Malcom, IA is 94.7% White Alone, 2.11% Two or More Races, and 1.4% Black or African American Alone. 1.42% of the people in Malcom, IA speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Malcom, IA is $80,900, and the homeownership rate is 71%. Most people in Malcom, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Malcom, IA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Malcom, IA employs 164 people. The largest industries in Malcom, IA are Manufacturing (39 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (26 people), and Finance & Insurance (18 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,250), Finance & Insurance ($50,833), and Construction ($45,000).

Median household income in Malcom, IA is $45,000. Males in Malcom, 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 Malcom, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,000

2017 value

± $7,985

6.78%

1 Year Growth

± 29%

Households in Malcom, IA have a median annual income of $45,000, 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 $42,143 in 2016, which represents a 6.78% 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 Malcom, IA made 1.34 times more than female 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 Malcom, 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Malcom, 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. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Malcom, IA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Malcom, IA (25 out of 273 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 25 - 34.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    21 ± 46

  2. Black

    4 ± 46

  3. Native American

    0 ± 46

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Malcom, IA is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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

164

2017 Value

± 57

9.33%

1 Year growth

± 44.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Malcom, IA grew at a rate of 9.33%, from 150 employees to 164 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Malcom, IA, are Production Occupations (33 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (21 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (15 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Malcom, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Malcom, IA, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (33 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (21 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (15 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Malcom, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (9.93 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (3.47 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.33 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Malcom, IA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($69,583), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($67,917), and Transportation Occupations ($51,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

164

2017 Value

± 57

9.33%

1 Year growth

± 44.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Malcom, IA grew at a rate of 9.33%, from 150 employees to 164 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Malcom, IA, are Manufacturing (39 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (26 people), and Finance & Insurance (18 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Malcom, IA, though some of these residents may live in Malcom, 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 Malcom, IA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (39 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (26 people), and Finance & Insurance (18 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Malcom, IA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (7.22 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.35 times), and Finance & Insurance (2.34 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Malcom, IA, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,250), Finance & Insurance ($50,833), and Construction ($45,000).

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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

95.8% of the population of Malcom, IA has health coverage, with 63.9% on employee plans, 8.77% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 0.702% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Malcom, IA see 1363 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% increase from the previous year (1349 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1561 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 756 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

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1,363 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,363 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% increase from the previous year (1,349 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

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%).

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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

4.21%

Uninsured

63.9%

Employer Coverage

8.77%

Medicaid

11.2%

Medicare

11.2%

Non-Group

0.702%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Malcom, IA declined by 10.7% from 4.71% to 4.21%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Malcom, 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%.

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Diversity

Malcom, IA is home to a population of 285 people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.702% of Malcom, IA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Malcom, IA is composed of 270 White Alone residents (94.7%), 6 Two or More Races residents (2.11%), 4 Black or African American Alone residents (1.4%), 3 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.05%), 2 Asian Alone residents (0.702%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Malcom, IA are French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (2 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (2 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Malcom, IA was 42.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Malcom, IA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Malcom, IA residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.702%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.01%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.702% of Malcom, 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 Malcom, IA was 1.01%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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 Malcom, IA was Mexico, the natal country of 41,844 Malcom, IA residents, followed by China with 10,526 and India with 10,455.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Malcom, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Malcom, IA was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    270 ± 69

  2. Two or More Races

    6 ± 10.8

  3. Black or African American Alone

    4 ± 7

In 2017, there were 45 times more White Alone residents (270 people) in Malcom, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6 Two or More Races and 4 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    2 speakers (0.712%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2 speakers (0.712%)

  3. French Creole

    0 speakers (0%)

1.42% of Malcom, 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 Malcom, IA was French (Incl. Patois, Cajun). 0.712% of the overall population of Malcom, IA are native French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) speakers. 0.712% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 0% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    17 ± 17

  2. Korea

    2 ± 10

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1 ± 9

Malcom, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 8.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Malcom, IA was $80,900 in 2017, which is 0.372 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $77,500 to $80,900, a 4.39% increase. The homeownership rate in Malcom, IA is 71%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Malcom, IA have an average commute time of 15.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Malcom, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,000

Median Household Income

± $7,985

138

Number of Households

± 39

In 2017, the median household income of the 138 households in Malcom, IA grew to $45,000 from the previous year's value of $42,143.

The following chart displays the households in Malcom, 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$80,900

2017 Median

± $8,985

$77,500

2016 Median

± $7,216

In 2017, the median property value in Malcom, IA grew to to $80,900 from the previous year's value of $77,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Malcom, 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 Malcom, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the $90k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

71%

2017 Homeownership

76.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71% of the housing units in Malcom, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Malcom, IA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

15.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Malcom, IA have a shorter commute time (15.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.27% of the workforce in Malcom, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    69.1%

  2. Carpooled

    24.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.09%

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

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