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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Pottawattamie County is $26,821, which is about the same as the state average of $27,621 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Pottawattamie County median household income is $51,939, which has grown by 29.56% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 33.56% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Pottawattamie County residents spend 20.3 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 18.3 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #34

Pottawattamie County
26,821 USD
Iowa
27,621 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Pottawattamie County
30,481 USD
Iowa
30,246 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Pottawattamie County
35,387 USD
Iowa
36,237 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Pottawattamie County
26,379 USD
Iowa
24,406 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #36
Pottawattamie County
51,939 USD
Iowa
52,716 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Pottawattamie County
66,317 USD
Iowa
67,621 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #75
Pottawattamie County
29.56%
Iowa
33.56%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Pottawattamie CountyIowaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income19.19%$13,807, see rank25.52%$14,12921.11%$16,919
Social Security Income32.19%$18,581, see rank29.97%$17,95229.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.77%$3,237, see rank2.52%$3,1702.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.13%$18,546, see rank16.50%$19,17917.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Pottawattamie County
64,553 USD
Iowa
66,829 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Pottawattamie County
78,812 USD
Iowa
81,424 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Pottawattamie CountyIowaU.S.
White$52,425, see rank$53,780$56,900
Black$25,875, see rank$27,745$35,600
Hispanic$41,868, see rank$40,551$42,396
Asian$47,222, see rank$59,028$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$24,750, see rank$31,208$37,170
One Race, Other$56,750, see rank$39,465$40,300
Two or More Races$28,750, see rank$36,181$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Pottawattamie CountyIowaU.S.
less than 25$31,373, see rank$26,242$25,788
25 to 44$60,222, see rank$60,276$58,398
45 to 64$63,140, see rank$65,223$65,027
65 or over$35,860, see rank$35,945$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Pottawattamie CountyIowaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over73,361, see rank2,434,242248,775,628
Male135,595, 48.52%, see rank49.16%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:225,503, 71.65%, see rank72.48%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces287, 0.24%, see rank0.13%0.73%
Male, Civilian225,416, 71.40%, see rank72.35%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed323,926, 94.14%, see rank94.10%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed31,490, 5.86%, see rank5.90%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force210,092, 28.35%, see rank27.52%30.72%
Female137,766, 51.48%, see rank50.84%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:224,213, 64.11%, see rank63.54%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces29, 0.02%, see rank0.02%0.11%
Female, Civilian224,204, 64.09%, see rank63.52%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed322,751, 94.00%, see rank95.12%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed31,453, 6.00%, see rank4.88%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force213,553, 35.89%, see rank36.46%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
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

 Pottawattamie CountyIowaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over45,952, 100%1,535,285141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone38,502, 83.79%, see rank80.26%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled4,517, 9.83%, see rank9.03%9.59%
Public Transportation358, 0.78%, see rank1.07%5.06%
Walked750, 1.63%, see rank3.51%2.78%
Other Means408, 0.89%, see rank1.52%1.79%
Worked at Home1,417, 3.08%, see rank4.61%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Pottawattamie County
20.3 minutes
Iowa
18.3 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Pottawattamie CountyIowaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over46,6771,562,492143,435,233
Male123,926, 51.26%, see rank52.14%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations25,638, 23.56%, see rank30.74%33.12%
Service Occupations23,351, 14.01%, see rank11.30%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations24,564, 19.08%, see rank16.55%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2208, 0.87%, see rank1.83%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations22,832, 11.84%, see rank9.01%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations25,695, 23.80%, see rank24.15%17.94%
Female122,751, 48.74%, see rank47.86%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations28,066, 35.45%, see rank38.28%40.04%
Service Occupations25,168, 22.72%, see rank22.21%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations28,167, 35.90%, see rank31.38%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations22, 0.01%, see rank0.39%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations265, 0.29%, see rank0.27%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,167, 5.13%, see rank7.19%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Pottawattamie CountyIowaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over46,677, 100%1,562,492143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining1,007, 2.16%, see rank3.99%1.96%
Construction3,492, 7.48%, see rank6.14%6.17%
Manufacturing4,615, 9.89%, see rank14.92%10.43%
Wholesale Trade1,545, 3.31%, see rank2.90%2.75%
Retail Trade5,650, 12.10%, see rank11.67%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities3,645, 7.81%, see rank4.60%4.93%
Information773, 1.66%, see rank1.83%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing3,403, 7.29%, see rank7.56%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
3,749, 8.03%, see rank7.09%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance11,066, 23.71%, see rank24.27%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
4,117, 8.82%, see rank7.44%9.49%
Public Administration1,627, 3.49%, see rank3.25%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration1,988, 4.26%, see rank4.32%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Pottawattamie County%IowaU.S.
Population in Poverty11,98513.20%, see rank12.55%15.59%
Family in Poverty2,2909.34%, see rank8.17%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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