Iowa Income and Careers
As of 2010, the per capita income of Iowa is $24,883, which is about the same as the national average of $26,059. Iowa median household income is $47,961, which has grown by 21.52% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. On average Iowa residents spend 18.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 23.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #29
*Based on 2010 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #28
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||26.50%||$12,108, see rank||21.82%||$14,452|
|Social Security Income||29.06%||$16,640, see rank||28.42%||$16,236|
|Public Assistance Income||2.74%||$3,364, see rank||2.86%||$3,936|
|Retirement Income||16.25%||$17,456, see rank||17.45%||$22,006|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$49,179, see rank||$52,480|
|Black||$22,810, see rank||$33,578|
|Hispanic||$37,192, see rank||$40,165|
|Asian||$58,854, see rank||$67,022|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$35,391, see rank||$35,062|
|Hawaiian Native||$74,304, see rank||$52,776|
|One Race, Other||$37,554, see rank||$38,230|
|Two or More Races||$29,130, see rank||$43,597|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$24,281, see rank||$24,143|
|25 to 44||$54,373, see rank||$54,024|
|45 to 64||$60,100, see rank||$60,683|
|65 or over||$32,487, see rank||$34,381|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||2,409,078||see rank||243,832,923|
|Male1||1,179,338||48.95%, see rank||48.62%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||863,371||73.21%, see rank||69.78%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||1,410||0.12%, see rank||0.76%|
|Male, Civilian2||861,961||73.09%, see rank||69.03%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||799,983||92.81%, see rank||88.43%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||61,978||7.19%, see rank||11.57%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||315,967||26.79%, see rank||30.22%|
|Female1||1,229,740||51.05%, see rank||51.38%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||789,846||64.23%, see rank||59.26%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||306||0.02%, see rank||0.12%|
|Female, Civilian2||789,540||64.20%, see rank||59.13%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||740,055||93.73%, see rank||89.99%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||49,485||6.27%, see rank||10.01%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||439,894||35.77%, see rank||40.74%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||1,513,705||100%||136,941,010|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||1,200,762||79.33%, see rank||76.57%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||146,859||9.70%, see rank||9.69%|
|Public Transportation||16,649||1.10%, see rank||4.94%|
|Walked||54,328||3.59%, see rank||2.77%|
|Other Means||21,943||1.45%, see rank||1.70%|
|Worked at Home||73,164||4.83%, see rank||4.33%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,540,038||-||139,033,928|
|Male1||799,983||51.95%, see rank||52.06%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||239,517||29.94%, see rank||32.77%|
|Service Occupations2||93,115||11.64%, see rank||14.98%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||130,376||16.30%, see rank||17.82%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||16,354||2.04%, see rank||1.17%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||73,383||9.17%, see rank||9.50%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||196,260||24.53%, see rank||17.70%|
|Female1||740,055||48.05%, see rank||47.94%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||276,611||37.38%, see rank||39.40%|
|Service Occupations2||162,834||22.00%, see rank||21.33%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||241,368||32.61%, see rank||32.73%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||2,420||0.33%, see rank||0.30%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||2,206||0.30%, see rank||0.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||52,763||7.13%, see rank||5.67%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,540,038||100%||139,033,928|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||64,169||4.17%, see rank||1.90%|
|Construction||93,041||6.04%, see rank||6.25%|
|Manufacturing||218,316||14.18%, see rank||10.39%|
|Wholesale Trade||48,128||3.13%, see rank||2.83%|
|Retail Trade||178,794||11.61%, see rank||11.65%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||75,440||4.90%, see rank||4.92%|
|Information||30,104||1.95%, see rank||2.17%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||121,712||7.90%, see rank||6.67%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|103,115||6.70%, see rank||10.58%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||369,715||24.01%, see rank||23.24%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|117,517||7.63%, see rank||9.25%|
|Public Administration||51,283||3.33%, see rank||5.17%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||68,704||4.46%, see rank||4.97%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||370,507||12.56%, see rank||15.33%|
|Family in Poverty||65,423||8.24%, see rank||11.28%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical poverty level data.