South Central Iowa PUMA, IA

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Population
103,508
0.363% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
Median Age
43.3

Poverty Rate
13.1%

Median Household Income
$48,643
2.77% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$89,100
2.06% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
44,414
0.758% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, South Central Iowa PUMA, IA had a population of 104k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $48,643. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA declined from 103,885 to 103,508, a -0.363% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,332 to $48,643, a 2.77% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.2%), White (Hispanic) (2.75%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.13%), Other (Hispanic) (0.545%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.482%). 4.77% of the households in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.6% of the residents in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are Graceland University-Lamoni (715 degrees awarded in 2019) and Southwestern Community College (407 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was $89,100, and the homeownership rate was 75.1%. Most people in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Iowa. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.
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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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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Iowa. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Iowa went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (41.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.78%). The most partisan county was Lyon County, IA with 81.4% 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Iowa
51.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Iowa
  1. 81.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 81.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 78.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Iowa was Lyon County, IA with 81.4% 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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Diversity

South Central Iowa PUMA, IA is home to a population of 104k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.09% of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the country (2.16k people).

In 2018, there were 34.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (97.5k people) in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.85k White (Hispanic) and 1.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are Spanish (2,233 speakers), German (900 speakers), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (567 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    97.5k ± 172
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.85k ± 244
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.17k ± 208
3.46%
Hispanic Population
3.58k people

In 2018, there were 34.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (97.5k people) in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.85k White (Hispanic) and 1.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.46% of the people in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are hispanic (3.58k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,233 speakers (2.29%)
  2. German
    900 speakers (0.924%)
  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    567 speakers (0.582%)

4.77% of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was Spanish. 2.29% of the overall population of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are native Spanish speakers. 0.924% speak German and 0.582% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.09%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.16k people
1.79%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
1.87k people

As of 2018, 2.09% of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA residents (2.16k people) 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 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was 1.79%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5

In 2018, the median age of all people in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was 43.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all South Central Iowa PUMA, IA residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    893 ± 730 people
  2. South America
    183 ± 332 people
  3. China
    108 ± 255 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was Mexico, the natal country of 893 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA residents, followed by South America with 183 and China with 108.

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Citizenship

98.6%
2018 Citizenship
98.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.6% of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,767 ± 175
  2. Korea
    834 ± 117
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    784 ± 135

South Central Iowa PUMA, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA is $48,643. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $85,550, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Warren, Jasper, Marion, Dallas (West) & Madison Counties PUMA, IA, with respective values of $81,520 and $65,430.

Males in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,270. The income inequality in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.405, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA employs 44.4k people. The largest industries in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are Elementary & secondary schools (3,256 people), Construction (2,458 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,382 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($127,727), Other health care services ($112,807), and Rail transportation ($98,093).

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,643
2018 value
± $1,025
2.77%
1 Year Growth
± 2.92%

Households in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA have a median annual income of $48,643, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,332 in 2017, which represents a 2.77% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$53,073
Average Male Salary in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA
± $7,731
$40,270
Average Female Salary in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA
± $5,917

In 2019, full-time male employees in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA made 1.32 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA
  1. White
    $41,402 ± $4,762
  2. Asian
    $31,213 ± $36,477
  3. Other
    $27,705 ± $29,464

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.33 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA.

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Wage Distribution

0.405
2019 Wage GINI in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA
0.404
2018 Wage GINI in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA

In 2019, the income inequality in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was 0.405 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.26% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $85,550, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Warren, Jasper, Marion, Dallas (West) & Madison Counties PUMA, IA, with respective values of $81,520 and $65,430.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in South Central Iowa PUMA, 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

13.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA (13.2k out of 101k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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
    12,614 ± 528
  2. Hispanic
    936 ± 187
  3. Two Or More
    259 ± 111

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in South Central Iowa PUMA, 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

44.4k
2019 Value
0.758%
1 Year growth
± 0.758%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 0.758%, from 44.1k employees to 44.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,958 people), Registered nurses (1,410 people), and Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,182 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,958 people), Registered nurses (1,410 people), and Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,182 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, South Central Iowa PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic (9.32 times higher than expected), Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (8.49 times), and Electrical powerline installers & repairers (6.97 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Physicians ($284,243), Management analysts ($152,284), and Computer systems analysts ($105,849).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

44.4k
2019 Value
0.758%
1 Year growth
± 0.758%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 0.758%, from 44.1k employees to 44.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,256 people), Construction (2,458 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,382 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, though some of these residents may live in South Central Iowa PUMA, 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 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,256 people), Construction (2,458 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,382 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, South Central Iowa PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of Commercial & service industry machinery manufacturing (31 times higher than expected), Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (17.4 times), and Railroad rolling stock manufacturing (13.1 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($127,727), Other health care services ($112,807), and Rail transportation ($98,093).

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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. $30.3B
  2. $20.5B
  3. $19B

In 2018, the top outbound Iowa product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $30.3B, followed by Other ag prods. ($20.5B) and Machinery ($19B).

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
2018 Value in Iowa
$426B
Projected 2045 Value in Iowa
62.3% growth

In 2018, total outbound Iowa trade was $262B. This is expected to increase 62.3% to $426B 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. $24.6B
  2. $15.1B
  3. $11.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Iowa domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $24.6B, followed by Minnesota with $15.1B and Nebraska and $11.9B.

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

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Education

In 2019, universities in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA awarded 1,122 degrees. The student population of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA is skewed towards women, with 1,181 male students and 2,133 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are White (859 and 79.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (68 and 6.27%), Black or African American (58 and 5.35%), and Unknown (45 and 4.15%).

The largest universities in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA by number of degrees awarded are Graceland University-Lamoni (715 and 63.7%) and Southwestern Community College (407 and 36.3%).

The most popular majors in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are Family Practice Nurse (192 and 17.1%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (146 and 13%), and Registered Nursing (139 and 12.4%).

The median tuition costs in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are $29,750 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 43 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 102 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 53 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was Elementary Education & Teaching with 43 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 715 degrees awarded
  2. 407 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$29,750
Median Private

In 2019, the South Central Iowa PUMA, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Graceland University-Lamoni with 715 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

388
Degrees Awarded to Men
734
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 388 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, which is 0.529 times less than the 734 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    859 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    68 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    58 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was White students. These 859 degrees mean that there were 12.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 68 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was $89,100 in 2018, which is 0.388 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $87,300 to $89,100, a 2.06% increase. The homeownership rate in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA is 75.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$89,100
2018 Median
± $1,322
$87,300
2017 Median
± $1,386

In 2018, the median property value in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA grew to to $89,100 from the previous year's value of $87,300.

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

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Household Income

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$48,643
Median Household Income
± $1,025
43.8k
Number of Households
± 912

In 2018, the median household income of the 43.8k households in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA grew to $48,643 from the previous year's value of $47,332.

The following chart displays the households in South Central Iowa 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

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

75.1%
2018 Homeownership
75%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 75.1% of the housing units in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75%.

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

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.14% of the workforce in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (79.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.53%)

In 2018, 79.2% of workers in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who worked at home (5.53%).

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 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

93.4% of the population of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 17.4% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 1.53% 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Iowa.
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

6.63%
Uninsured
42.6%
Employer Coverage
17.4%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
17.1%
Non-Group
1.53%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA declined by 26.6% from 9.02% to 6.63%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in South Central Iowa 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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