Iowa Income and Careers
As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Iowa is $27,621, which is about the same as the national average of $28,555. Iowa median household income is $52,716, which has grown by 33.56% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Iowa residents spend 18.3 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #23
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #24
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||25.52%||$14,129, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||29.97%||$17,952, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||2.52%||$3,170, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||16.50%||$19,179, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$53,780, see rank||$56,900|
|Black||$27,745, see rank||$35,600|
|Hispanic||$40,551, see rank||$42,396|
|Asian||$59,028, see rank||$73,244|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$31,208, see rank||$37,170|
|Hawaiian Native||$57,115, see rank||$53,370|
|One Race, Other||$39,465, see rank||$40,300|
|Two or More Races||$36,181, see rank||$47,621|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$26,242, see rank||$25,788|
|25 to 44||$60,276, see rank||$58,398|
|45 to 64||$65,223, see rank||$65,027|
|65 or over||$35,945, see rank||$37,945|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||2,434,242||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||1,196,562||49.16%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||867,279||72.48%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||1,554||0.13%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||865,725||72.35%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||814,679||94.10%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||51,046||5.90%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||329,283||27.52%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||1,237,680||50.84%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||786,435||63.54%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||254||0.02%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||786,181||63.52%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||747,813||95.12%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||38,368||4.88%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||451,245||36.46%, see rank||41.21%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||1,535,285||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||1,232,145||80.26%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||138,709||9.03%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||16,416||1.07%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||53,964||3.51%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||23,264||1.52%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||70,787||4.61%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,562,492||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||814,679||52.14%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||250,463||30.74%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||92,088||11.30%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||134,838||16.55%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||14,910||1.83%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||73,411||9.01%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||196,749||24.15%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||747,813||47.86%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||286,239||38.28%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||166,110||22.21%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||234,674||31.38%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||2,922||0.39%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||2,046||0.27%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||53,801||7.19%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,562,492||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||62,344||3.99%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||95,899||6.14%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||233,193||14.92%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||45,376||2.90%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||182,416||11.67%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||71,807||4.60%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||28,625||1.83%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||118,166||7.56%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|110,830||7.09%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||379,192||24.27%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|116,274||7.44%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||50,820||3.25%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||67,550||4.32%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||373,867||12.55%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||65,092||8.17%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.