South Central Iowa PUMA, IA

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2020 Population
102,792
0.293% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
43.3
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
13.5%
3.28% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$52,151
2.46% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$98,000
3.81% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
43,396
2.29% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, South Central Iowa PUMA, IA had a population of 103k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $52,151. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA declined from 103,094 to 102,792, a −0.293% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,900 to $52,151, a 2.46% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.3%), White (Hispanic) (2.88%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.89%), Other (Hispanic) (0.636%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.47%).

4.59% of the households in South Central Iowa 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.

98.7% 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 (595 degrees awarded in 2020) and Southwestern Community College (407 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was $98,000, and the homeownership rate was 74.7%. Most people in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

South Central Iowa PUMA, IA is home to a population of 103k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.08% of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the country (2.14k people).

In 2020, there were 32.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.9k people) in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.96k White (Hispanic) and 1.94k Two+ (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 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are Spanish (2,157 households), German (881 households), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (523 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    95.9k ± 109
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.96k ± 189
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.94k ± 186
3.85%
Hispanic Population
3.96k people

In 2020, there were 32.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.9k people) in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.96k White (Hispanic) and 1.94k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.85% of the people in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are hispanic (3.96k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,157 households (2.23%)
  2. German
    881 households (0.912%)
  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    523 households (0.541%)

4.59% of the households in South Central Iowa 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 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was Spanish. 2.23% of the households in South Central Iowa 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

2.08%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.14k people
2.15%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.22k people

As of 2020, 2.08% of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA residents (2.14k 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 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was 2.15%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.5

In 2020, 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 foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are getting staying the same age. In 2019, the average age of all South Central Iowa PUMA, IA residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    736 ± 664 people
  2. South America
    118 ± 267 people
  3. China
    92 ± 235 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was Mexico, the natal country of 736 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA residents, followed by South America with 118 and China with 92.

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Citizenship

98.7%
2020 Citizenship
98.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.7% of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,714 ± 233
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    857 ± 128
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    704 ± 138

South Central Iowa PUMA, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.17 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 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA is $52,151. In 2020, 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 $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 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,132. 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 43.4k people. The largest industries in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are Elementary & secondary schools (3,125 people), Construction (2,685 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,587 people), and the highest paying industries are Landscaping services ($147,969), Offices of physicians ($145,463), and Rail transportation ($98,860).

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,151
2020 value
± $1,186
2.46%
1 Year Growth
± 3.28%

Households in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA have a median annual income of $52,151, 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 $50,900 in 2019, which represents a 2.46% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$56,063
Average Male Salary in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA
± $8,320
$42,132
Average Female Salary in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA
± $6,469

In 2020, full-time male employees in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-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
    $43,827 ± $5,137
  2. Asian
    $31,848 ± $38,194
  3. Other
    $25,018 ± $32,641

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.38 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
2020 Wage GINI in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA
0.405
2019 Wage GINI in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA

In 2020, 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 0.0395% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020, 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 $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 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA (13.5k out of 100k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

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
    12,611 ± 596
  2. Hispanic
    1,000 ± 220
  3. Two Or More
    595 ± 149

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

43.4k
2020 Value
−2.29%
1 Year decline
± −2.29%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA declined at a rate of −2.29%, from 44.4k employees to 43.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,823 people), Registered nurses (1,547 people), and Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,140 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 (1,823 people), Registered nurses (1,547 people), and Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,140 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 Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (8.17 times higher than expected), Locomotive engineers & operators (7.32 times), and Electrical powerline installers & repairers (6.61 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 ($285,828), Veterinarians ($142,719), and Management analysts ($135,349).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

43.4k
2020 Value
−2.29%
1 Year decline
± −2.29%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA declined at a rate of −2.29%, from 44.4k employees to 43.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,125 people), Construction (2,685 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,587 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 (3,125 people), Construction (2,685 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,587 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 (29.6 times higher than expected), Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (19 times), and Glass & glass product manufacturing (12.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Landscaping services ($147,969), Offices of physicians ($145,463), and Rail transportation ($98,860).

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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 South Central Iowa PUMA, IA awarded 1,002 degrees. The student population of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA is skewed towards women, with 1,090 male students and 1,930 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are White (785 and 80.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (64 and 6.55%), Unknown (45 and 4.61%), and Black or African American (38 and 3.89%).

The largest universities in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA by number of degrees awarded are Graceland University-Lamoni (595 and 59.4%) and Southwestern Community College (407 and 40.6%).

The most popular majors in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are Family Practice Nurse (203 and 20.3%), Registered Nursing (134 and 13.4%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (120 and 12%).

The median tuition cost in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA for private four year colleges is $30,650.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 96 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 37 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was General Business Administration & Management with 31 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. 595 degrees awarded
  2. 407 degrees awarded
$30,650
Median Private

In 2020, the South Central Iowa PUMA, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Graceland University-Lamoni with 595 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

349
Degrees Awarded to Men
653
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 349 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA, which is 0.534 times less than the 653 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    785 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    64 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    45 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was White students. These 785 degrees mean that there were 12.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 64 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA was $98,000 in 2020, which is 0.426 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $94,400 to $98,000, a 3.81% increase. The homeownership rate in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA is 74.7%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA have an average commute time of 22.8 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

$98,000
2020 Median
± $2,592
$94,400
2019 Median
± $2,262

In 2020, the median property value in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA grew to to $98,000 from the previous year's value of $94,400.

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

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$52,151
Median Household Income
± $1,186
43.6k
Number of Households
± 1,023

In 2020, the median household income of the 43.6k households in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA grew to $52,151 from the previous year's value of $50,900.

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

74.7%
2020 Homeownership
75.1%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 74.7% of the housing units in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. 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

22.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.02% 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.41%)

In 2020, 79.2% of workers in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who worked at home (5.41%).

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 false.

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Health

93.6% of the population of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA has health coverage, with 42.2% on employee plans, 18.1% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 16.2% on non-group plans, and 1.47% 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

6.37%
Uninsured
42.2%
Employer Coverage
18.1%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
16.2%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA grew by 2.07% from 6.24% to 6.37%.

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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