Iowa State

Iowa is a US state in the Midwestern United States, a region sometimes called the "American Heartland".

Iowa is bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and the Missouri River and the Big Sioux River on the west; it is the only US state whose eastern and western borders are formed entirely by rivers.

Iowa is bordered by Wisconsin and Illinois to the east, Missouri to the south, Nebraska and South Dakota to the west, and Minnesota to the north.

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Iowa Overview


As of 2012, Iowa has a total population of 3,006,516 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.67%.

The median home price Iowa is $113,750 with the median age of the buyer being 44. Homes in Iowa have appreciatied over the last by -0.09%.

Public schools in Iowa spend approximately $5,116 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 12.9.

Iowa has an unemployment rate of 6.20%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -2.08% with a projected future job growth of 29.64%.

Iowa has an average commute time of 20.3 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Iowa is a 4 in violent crime and a 4 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Iowa, 53.930% of people are Democrats, 44.390% are Republicans and 1.679% are registered Independent.

Iowa People


In 2012, the population of Iowa was 3,006,516. Iowa has a population density of 54 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Iowa

The median age in Iowa is 38.1, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 49.39% of the population of Iowa, while females make up 50.61% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Iowa is 2.42 people across 1,197,795. 59.69% of people are married in Iowa while 40.31% are single.

Local PopulationIowaUnited States
Population Density5487
Population Change2.67%9.00%
Median Age38.136.8
Household Size2.422.59
Male Population49.39%49.34%
Female Population50.61%50.66%
Married Population59.69%57.41%
Single Population40.31%42.59%

Iowa Economy

Households by IncomeIowaUnited States
Income Less than $15,00011.29%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,00011.37%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,00012.21%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00017.34%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00012.26%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,0009.38%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0002.88%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0000.91%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.32%0.70%
Population by OccupationIowaUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations13.89%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations18.33%20.28%
Sales and Office25.91%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry1.03%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance8.75%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving17.54%14.39%
Local EconomyIowaUnited States
Unemployment Rate6.20%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-2.08%-4.06%
Future Job Growth29.64%21.68%
Sales Taxes7.00%6.80%
Income Taxes8.98%6.25%
Income per Capita$24,520$26,372
Household Income$48,191$51,660

Iowa Housing


As of 2012, Iowa consisted of 24.83% renters and 66.02% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -0.09% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

Iowa HousingIowaUnited States
Median Home Cost$113,750$183,450
Median Home Age4433
Home Appreciation-0.09%-5.21%
Homes Owned66.02%60.14%
Housing Vacancy9.14%10.50%
Homes Rented24.83%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$13.05$11.20
Iowa Homes by ValueIowaUnited States
Less Than $20,0003.80%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9996.21%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,9999.37%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,99911.23%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,99912.89%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,99927.10%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99913.44%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,99910.18%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,9993.17%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9991.11%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9991.01%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more0.21%2.07%
Iowa Homes by Year BuiltIowaUnited States
1939 or Earlier27.87%12.87%
1940 to 19496.78%6.21%
1950 to 195910.45%10.80%
1960 to 196910.90%12.04%
1970 to 197915.19%16.14%
1980 to 19897.35%14.11%
1990 to 19944.50%6.29%
1995 to 19984.81%6.33%
1999 to October 200512.15%15.21%

Iowa Religion


55.51% of the people in Iowa declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

Iowa ReligionsIowaUnited States
Declared Religious55.51%48.34%
Other Christian10.71%5.20%

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