Iowa City PUMA, IA

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Population

144,425

1.7% growth

Median Age

29.9


Median Household Income

$59,965

5.56% growth

Number of Employees

75,989

2.79% growth

Median Property Value

$210,400

3.95% growth

About

In 2017, Iowa City PUMA, IA had a population of 144k people with a median age of 29.9 and a median household income of $59,965. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Iowa City PUMA, IA grew from 142,006 to 144,425, a 1.7% increase and its median household income grew from $56,808 to $59,965, a 5.56% increase.

The population of Iowa City PUMA, IA is 79.6% White Alone, 6.28% Black or African American Alone, and 6.22% Asian Alone. 13.3% of the people in Iowa City PUMA, IA speak a non-English language, and 92.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Iowa City PUMA, IA are University of Iowa (8,274 degrees awarded in 2016), The Salon Professional Academy-Iowa City (30 degrees), and La James International College-Iowa City (26 degrees).

The median property value in Iowa City PUMA, IA is $210,400, and the homeownership rate is 59.3%. Most people in Iowa City PUMA, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Iowa City PUMA, IA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Iowa City PUMA, IA employs 76k people. The largest industries in Iowa City PUMA, IA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,824 people), Hospitals (9,379 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,032 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($181,778), Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($129,235), and Agricultural implement manufacturing ($118,378).

Median household income in Iowa City PUMA, IA is $59,965. Males in Iowa City PUMA, IA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,548. The income inequality in Iowa City PUMA, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.492, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$59,965

2017 value

± $1,839

5.56%

1 Year Growth

± 4.46%

Households in Iowa City PUMA, IA have a median annual income of $59,965, 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 $56,808 in 2016, which represents a 5.56% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$70,339

Average Male Salary

± $10,354

$52,548

Average Female Salary

± $6,825

In 2017, full-time male employees in Iowa City PUMA, IA made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,996 ± $30,439

  2. White

    $50,383 ± $5,597

  3. Two or More Races

    $32,587 ± $28,332

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Iowa City PUMA, IA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.492

2017 Wage GINI

0.503

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Iowa City PUMA, IA was 0.492 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.31% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Iowa City PUMA, IA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Iowa City PUMA, IA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Iowa City PUMA, IA was West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA with a value of $86,712, followed by Ankeny & Altoona Cities PUMA, IA and Cedar Rapids City PUMA, IA, with respective values of $78,535 and $63,149.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Iowa City PUMA, IA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

76k

2017 Value

2.79%

1 Year growth

± 2.79%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Iowa City PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 2.79%, from 73.9k employees to 76k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Iowa City PUMA, IA, are Postsecondary teachers (4,398 people), Physicians & surgeons (2,438 people), and Registered nurses (2,409 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Iowa City PUMA, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Iowa City PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers (4,398 people), Physicians & surgeons (2,438 people), and Registered nurses (2,409 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Iowa City PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other (8.22 times higher than expected), Postsecondary teachers (5.5 times), and Physicians & surgeons (5.28 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Iowa City PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Athletes, coaches, umpires, & related workers ($176,053), Dentists ($161,204), and Financial managers ($151,208).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

76k

2017 Value

2.79%

1 Year growth

± 2.79%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Iowa City PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 2.79%, from 73.9k employees to 76k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Iowa City PUMA, IA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,824 people), Hospitals (9,379 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,032 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Iowa City PUMA, IA, though some of these residents may live in Iowa City PUMA, IA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Iowa City PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,824 people), Hospitals (9,379 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,032 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Iowa City PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing (8.91 times higher than expected), Household appliance manufacturing (7.41 times), and Animal food, grain & oilseed milling (6.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Iowa City PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($181,778), Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($129,235), and Agricultural implement manufacturing ($118,378).

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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 ($18.8B) and Other ag prods. ($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

93.3% of the population of Iowa City PUMA, IA has health coverage, with 63% on employee plans, 9.12% on Medicaid, 7.47% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 0.502% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Iowa City PUMA, 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

6.7%

Uninsured

63%

Employer Coverage

9.12%

Medicaid

7.47%

Medicare

13.2%

Non-Group

0.502%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Iowa City PUMA, IA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 6.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Iowa City PUMA, IA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.3% prevalence

  2. 12.6% prevalence

  3. 12.1% prevalence

Appanoose County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Iowa, at 13.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Iowa by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Iowa City PUMA, IA is home to a population of 144k people, from which 92.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Iowa City PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Iowa City PUMA, IA is composed of 115k White Alone residents (79.6%), 9.06k Black or African American Alone residents (6.28%), 8.98k Asian Alone residents (6.22%), 7.87k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.45%), 2.91k Two or More Races residents (2.02%), 249 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.172%), 161 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.111%), and 155 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.107%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Iowa City PUMA, IA are Spanish (5,410 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (3,164 speakers), and German (1,434 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 Iowa City PUMA, IA was 29.9. 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 Iowa City PUMA, IA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Iowa City PUMA, IA residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

10.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

14.8k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Iowa City PUMA, IA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Iowa City PUMA, IA was 10.4%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. China

    3,217 ± 1,377 people

  2. Mexico

    1,657 ± 994 people

  3. Korea

    1,244 ± 862 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Iowa City PUMA, IA was China, the natal country of 3,217 Iowa City PUMA, IA residents, followed by Mexico with 1,657 and Korea with 1,244.

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Citizenship

92.8%

2017 Citizenship

92.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 92.8% of Iowa City PUMA, IA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Iowa City PUMA, IA was 92.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    115k ± 102

  2. Black or African American Alone

    9.06k ± 348

  3. Asian Alone

    8.98k ± 321

In 2017, there were 12.7 times more White Alone residents (115k people) in Iowa City PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.06k Black or African American Alone and 8.98k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Iowa City PUMA, IA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    5,410 speakers (3.99%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    3,164 speakers (2.33%)

  3. German

    1,434 speakers (1.06%)

13.3% of Iowa City PUMA, IA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Iowa City PUMA, IA was Spanish. 3.99% of the overall population of Iowa City PUMA, IA are native Spanish speakers. 2.33% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 1.06% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Iowa City PUMA, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Iowa City PUMA, IA awarded 8,330 degrees. The student population of Iowa City PUMA, IA is skewed towards women, with 15,352 male students and 16,738 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Iowa City PUMA, IA are White (5,508 and 75.5%), followed by Unknown (663 and 9.09%), Hispanic or Latino (447 and 6.13%), and Asian (266 and 3.65%).

The largest universities in Iowa City PUMA, IA by number of degrees awarded are University of Iowa (8,274 and 99.3%), The Salon Professional Academy-Iowa City (30 and 0.36%), and La James International College-Iowa City (26 and 0.312%).

The most popular majors in Iowa City PUMA, IA are Kinesiology & Exercise Science (493 and 5.92%), General Finance (405 and 4.86%), and General Business Administration & Management (357 and 4.29%).

The median tuition costs in Iowa City PUMA, IA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,128 and $27,366 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 481 degrees awarded

  2. 405 degrees awarded

  3. 302 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Iowa City PUMA, IA was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 481 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 8,274 degrees awarded

  2. 30 degrees awarded

  3. 26 degrees awarded

$7,128

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Iowa City PUMA, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Iowa with 8,274 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,909

Degrees Awarded to Men

4,421

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3,909 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Iowa City PUMA, IA, which is 0.884 times less than the 4,421 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

    5,508 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    663 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    447 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Iowa City PUMA, IA were to White students. These 5,508 degrees mean that there were 8.31 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 663 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Iowa City PUMA, IA was $210,400 in 2017, which is 0.967 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $202,400 to $210,400, a 3.95% increase. The homeownership rate in Iowa City PUMA, IA is 59.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Iowa City PUMA, IA have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Iowa City PUMA, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$59,965

Median Household Income

± $1,839

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Iowa City PUMA, IA grew to $59,965 from the previous year's value of $56,808.

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Housing

Property Value

$210,400

2017 Median

± $4,974

$202,400

2016 Median

± $4,361

In 2017, the median property value in Iowa City PUMA, IA grew to to $210,400 from the previous year's value of $202,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Iowa City PUMA, IA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Iowa City PUMA, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

59.3%

2017 Homeownership

58.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.3% of the housing units in Iowa City PUMA, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Iowa City PUMA, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Iowa City PUMA, IA have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

18.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Iowa City PUMA, IA have a shorter commute time (18.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.808% of the workforce in Iowa City PUMA, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    68%

  2. Walked

    9.3%

  3. Carpooled

    8.56%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Iowa City PUMA, IA was Drove Alone (68%), followed by those who Walked (9.3%) and those who Carpooled (8.56%).

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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