Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA

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Population

118,688

0.312% decline

Median Age

40


Median Household Income

$57,972

3.98% growth

Poverty Rate

8.96%


Number of Employees

56,728

0.151% decline

Median Property Value

$125,900

3.62% growth

About

In 2017, Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA had a population of 119k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $57,972. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA declined from 119,059 to 118,688, a -0.312% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,753 to $57,972, a 3.98% increase.

The population of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA is 91.9% White Alone, 5.81% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.933% Two or More Races. 5.73% of the people in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA are Iowa Lakes Community College (428 degrees awarded in 2016), Dordt College (406 degrees), and Northwest Iowa Community College (385 degrees).

The median property value in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA is $125,900, and the homeownership rate is 76.2%. Most people in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA employs 56.7k people. The largest industries in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA are Construction (3,562 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,542 people), and Hospitals (2,941 people), and the highest paying industries are Other health care services ($172,417), Offices of dentists ($97,471), and Offices of physicians ($75,169).

Median household income in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA is $57,972. Males in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,574. The income inequality in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.404, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,972

2017 value

± $1,617

3.98%

1 Year Growth

± 3.7%

Households in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA have a median annual income of $57,972, 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 $55,753 in 2016, which represents a 3.98% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,014

Average Male Salary

± $5,746

$37,574

Average Female Salary

± $4,774

In 2017, full-time male employees in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Two or More Races

    $45,190 ± $29,805

  2. American Indian

    $40,390 ± $46,218

  3. White

    $38,326 ± $3,619

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1.12 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.404

2017 Wage GINI

0.416

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA was 0.404 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.85% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties 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 Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties 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

8.96% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA (10.2k out of 114k 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 Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

    9,373 ± 568

  2. Hispanic

    1,624 ± 242

  3. Asian

    82 ± 101

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

56.7k

2017 Value

-0.151%

1 Year decline

± -0.151%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA declined at a rate of -0.151%, from 56.8k employees to 56.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,163 people), Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (1,870 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,830 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,163 people), Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (1,870 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,830 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (17.8 times higher than expected), Medical transcriptionists (5.7 times), and Agricultural & food science technicians (5.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Pharmacists ($121,931), Chief executives & legislators ($102,766), and Human resources workers ($93,689).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.7k

2017 Value

-0.151%

1 Year decline

± -0.151%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA declined at a rate of -0.151%, from 56.8k employees to 56.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA, are Construction (3,562 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,542 people), and Hospitals (2,941 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA, though some of these residents may live in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties 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 Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA, by number of employees, are Construction (3,562 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,542 people), and Hospitals (2,941 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA has an unusually high number of Other transportation equipment manufacturing (39.2 times higher than expected), Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (31.2 times), and Agricultural implement manufacturing (22.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA, by average salary, are Other health care services ($172,417), Offices of dentists ($97,471), and Offices of physicians ($75,169).

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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).

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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.

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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.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA has health coverage, with 49.3% on employee plans, 11.1% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 18.2% on non-group plans, and 1.59% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA was $8,200 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,806).

Primary care physicians in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties 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

6.23%

Uninsured

49.3%

Employer Coverage

11.1%

Medicaid

13.6%

Medicare

18.2%

Non-Group

1.59%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 6.23%.

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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

Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA is home to a population of 119k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA is composed of 109k White Alone residents (91.9%), 6.89k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.81%), 1.11k Two or More Races residents (0.933%), 775 Black or African American Alone residents (0.653%), 629 Asian Alone residents (0.53%), 218 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.184%), 34 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0286%), and 8 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.00674%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA are Spanish (5,205 speakers), German (251 speakers), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (147 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA was 40. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

3.28%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.9k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties 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 Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA was 3.28%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,158 ± 1,130 people

  2. Canada

    349 ± 458 people

  3. Guatemala

    203 ± 350 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA was Mexico, the natal country of 2,158 Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA residents, followed by Canada with 349 and Guatemala with 203.

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Citizenship

97.4%

2017 Citizenship

97.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.4% of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    109k ± 12

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6.89k ± 600

  3. Two or More Races

    1.11k ± 143

In 2017, there were 15.8 times more White Alone residents (109k people) in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.89k Hispanic or Latino and 1.11k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    5,205 speakers (4.69%)

  2. German

    251 speakers (0.226%)

  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages

    147 speakers (0.132%)

5.73% of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties 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 Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA was Spanish. 4.69% of the overall population of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA are native Spanish speakers. 0.226% speak German and 0.132% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,688 ± 220

  2. Korea

    1,245 ± 149

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    703 ± 144

Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA awarded 1,515 degrees. The student population of Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA is skewed towards women, with 3,001 male students and 3,540 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA are White (1,356 and 91.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (47 and 3.17%), Unknown (23 and 1.55%), and Black or African American (21 and 1.42%).

The largest universities in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA by number of degrees awarded are Iowa Lakes Community College (428 and 28.3%), Dordt College (406 and 26.8%), and Northwest Iowa Community College (385 and 25.4%).

The most popular majors in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (222 and 14.7%), Registered Nursing (126 and 8.32%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (74 and 4.88%).

The median tuition costs in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA are $28,965 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. 48 degrees awarded

  2. 39 degrees awarded

  3. 74 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA was Registered Nursing with 48 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 428 degrees awarded

  2. 406 degrees awarded

  3. 385 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$28,965

Median Private

In 2016, the Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Iowa Lakes Community College with 428 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

736

Degrees Awarded to Men

779

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 736 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA, which is 0.945 times less than the 779 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

    1,356 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    47 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    23 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA were to White students. These 1,356 degrees mean that there were 28.9 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 47 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA was $125,900 in 2017, which is 0.579 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $121,500 to $125,900, a 3.62% increase. The homeownership rate in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA is 76.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA have an average commute time of 14.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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

$57,972

Median Household Income

± $1,617

48.6k

Number of Households

± 1,086

In 2017, the median household income of the 48.6k households in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA grew to $57,972 from the previous year's value of $55,753.

The following chart displays the households in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties 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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Housing

Property Value

$125,900

2017 Median

± $3,436

$121,500

2016 Median

± $2,879

In 2017, the median property value in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA grew to to $125,900 from the previous year's value of $121,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties 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 Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.2%

2017 Homeownership

76.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.2% of the housing units in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

14.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA have a shorter commute time (14.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.968% of the workforce in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.5%

  2. Carpooled

    9.63%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.13%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sioux, Clay, Dickinson, O'Brien, Lyon, Emmet, Palo Alto & Osceola Counties PUMA, IA was Drove Alone (77.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.63%) and those who Worked At Home (7.13%).

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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