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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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.
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.
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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 Population||Iowa||United States|
|Households by Income||Iowa||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||11.29%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||11.37%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||12.21%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||17.34%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||12.26%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||9.38%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||2.88%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||0.91%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.32%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Iowa||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||13.89%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||18.33%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||25.91%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||1.03%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||8.75%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||17.54%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Iowa||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-2.08%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||29.64%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$24,520||$26,372|
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 Housing||Iowa||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$113,750||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||44||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$13.05||$11.20|
|Iowa Homes by Value||Iowa||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||3.80%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||6.21%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||9.37%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||11.23%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||12.89%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||27.10%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||13.44%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||10.18%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||3.17%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||1.11%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||1.01%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||0.21%||2.07%|
|Iowa Homes by Year Built||Iowa||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||27.87%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||6.78%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||10.45%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||10.90%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||15.19%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||7.35%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||4.50%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||4.81%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||12.15%||15.21%|
55.51% of the people in Iowa declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Iowa Religions||Iowa||United States|