Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA

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2022 Population
125,273
0.364% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
29.6
0.671% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.8%
2.2% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$68,107
6.71% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$216,000
13.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
64,937
2.68% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA had a population of 125k people with a median age of 29.6 and a median household income of $68,107. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA grew from 124,819 to 125,273, a 0.364% increase and its median household income grew from $63,823 to $68,107, a 6.71% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.74%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.36%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.13%), and White (Hispanic) (1.33%).

9.57% of the households in Story & Boone Counties 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.

95.1% of the residents in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA are Iowa State University (8,469 degrees awarded in 2022) and PCI Academy-Ames (85 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was $216,000, and the homeownership rate was 61%.

Most people in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA is home to a population of 125k people, from which 95.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.34% of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA residents were born outside of the country (9.2k people).

In 2022, there were 14.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (106k people) in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.19k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.2k 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 Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,550 households), Spanish (2,339 households), and Korean (710 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
60,098
Women
48.1%
64,802
Men
51.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 124,900 inhabitants, with 51.9% men, and 48.1% women.

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Citizenship

95.1%
2022 Citizenship
94.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.1% of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    106k ± 482
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.19k ± 325
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.2k ± 605
3.59%
Hispanic Population
4.5k people

In 2022, there were 14.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (106k people) in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.19k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.2k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.59% of the people in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA are hispanic (4.5k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    1,938 ± 1,072 people
  2. Korea
    868 ± 721 people
  3. India
    834 ± 707 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was China, the natal country of 1,938 Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA residents, followed by Korea with 868 and India with 834.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.34%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
9.2k people
7.62%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
9.52k people

As of 2022, 7.34% of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA residents (9.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was 7.62%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    2,550 households (2.13%)
  2. Spanish
    2,339 households (1.95%)
  3. Korean
    710 households (0.593%)

9.57% of the households in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 2.13% of the households in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA reported speaking Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,533 ± 217
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,374 ± 318
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    428 ± 111

Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA employs 64.9k people. The largest industries in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (10,647 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,286 people), and Construction (3,202 people), and the highest paying industries are Outpatient care centers ($133,788), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($126,685), and Metalworking machinery manufacturing ($103,806).

Males in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,932. The income inequality in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
30,732
Women
48.8%
32,227
Men
51.2%

The workforce of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA in 2020 was 62,959 people, with 48.8% woman, and 51.2% men.

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Occupations

64.9k
2022 Value
2.68%
1 Year growth
± 2.68%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 2.68%, from 63.2k employees to 64.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA, are Postsecondary teachers (3,036 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,588 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,570 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

64.9k
2022 Value
2.68%
1 Year growth
± 2.68%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA grew at a rate of 2.68%, from 63.2k employees to 64.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (10,647 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,286 people), and Construction (3,202 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA, though some of these residents may live in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,133
Median earning men ± $1,740
$32,798
Median earning women ± $1,805

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($72,011), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,114), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,071).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($75,472), Public Administration ($64,157), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,765).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.57M people employed in Iowa. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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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%).

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.

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.

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US Representatives from Iowa

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA awarded 8,554 degrees. The student population of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 16,421 male students and 13,674 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA are White (6,357 and 81.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (460 and 5.88%), Unknown (301 and 3.84%), and Asian (291 and 3.72%).

The largest universities in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA by number of degrees awarded are Iowa State University (8,469 and 99%) and PCI Academy-Ames (85 and 0.994%).

The most popular majors in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA are Mechanical Engineering (406 and 4.75%), Information Technology (326 and 3.81%), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (300 and 3.51%).

The median tuition cost in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA for a public four year colleges is $8,678 for in-state students and $25,162 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 90.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 29%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 30,095 (54.6% men and 45.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 30,095 students enrolled in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA, 54.6% men and 45.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 21,725 records, of which 46.1% were women and 53.9% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was Mechanical Engineering with 406 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 8,469 degrees awarded
  2. 85 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Iowa State University with 8,469 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 4,521 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA, which is 1.12 times more than the 4,033 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 6,357 degrees mean that there were 13.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 460 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($8,678) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,455) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.17% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.196% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA in 2022 were Some college (34.7k), Bachelors Degree (22.6k), and High School or Equivalent (20.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was $216,000 in 2022, which is 0.766 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $190,700 to $216,000, a 13.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA is 61%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA is $68,107. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was Dallas, Madison Counties PUMA, IA with a value of $97,664, followed by Polk County (West) PUMA, IA and Linn County outside Cedar Rapids City PUMA, IA, with respective values of $93,727 and $91,766.

Property

$216,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,553
$30,071
Median Property Taxes
±$1,065

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Rent vs Own

61%
Homeownership
2022
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 61% of the housing units in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was Dallas, Madison Counties PUMA, IA with a value of $97,664, followed by Polk County (West) PUMA, IA and Linn County outside Cedar Rapids City PUMA, IA, with respective values of $93,727 and $91,766.

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Household Income

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$68,107
Median Household Income
± $1,574
49.3k
Number of Households
± 1,579

In 2022, the median household income of the 49.3k households in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA grew to $68,107 from the previous year's value of $63,823.

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Wage Distribution

0.479
2022 Wage GINI in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA
0.469
2021 Wage GINI in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA

In 2022, the income inequality in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.04% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.63%)
  3. Carpooled (7.4%)

In 2022, 72.2% of workers in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.63%) and those who carpooled to work (7.4%).

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Commute Time

18.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.23% of the workforce in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

16.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA (18.9k out of 113k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA is White, followed by Asian and Two Or More.

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Health

95% of the population of Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA has health coverage, with 63.5% on employee plans, 8.3% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Iowa see 1347 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.737% decrease from the previous year (1357 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1436 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 569 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,347 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Iowa

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,347 patients per year. This represents a 0.737% decrease from the previous year (1,357 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.5% under 18 years, 35.9% between 18 and 34 years, 29.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.2% were men and 48.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.95%
Uninsured
63.5%
Employer Coverage
8.3%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
1.06%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Story & Boone Counties PUMA, IA declined by 0.877% from 5% to 4.95%.

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