Chickasaw County, IA

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2022 Population
11,957
0.532% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44
1.38% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.31%
1.18% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$72,734
8.32% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$151,700
14.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Chickasaw County, IA had a population of 12k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $72,734. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Chickasaw County, IA declined from 12,021 to 11,957, a −0.532% decrease and its median household income grew from $67,146 to $72,734, a 8.32% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chickasaw County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.9%), White (Hispanic) (1.97%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.82%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.778%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.644%).

None of the households in Chickasaw County, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Chickasaw County, IA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Chickasaw County, IA was $151,700, and the homeownership rate was 81.7%.

Most people in Chickasaw County, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Chickasaw County, IA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Chickasaw County, IA is home to a population of 12k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.33% of Chickasaw County, IA residents were born outside of the country (159 people).

In 2022, there were 48.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.3k people) in Chickasaw County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 235 White (Hispanic) and 98 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Chickasaw County, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Chickasaw County, IA was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chickasaw County, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.3k ± 26
  2. White (Hispanic)
    235 ± 116
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    98 ± 34.2
3.04%
Hispanic Population
363 people

In 2022, there were 48.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.3k people) in Chickasaw County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 235 White (Hispanic) and 98 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.04% of the people in Chickasaw County, IA are hispanic (363 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Chickasaw County, IA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.33%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
159 people
1.31%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
157 people

As of 2022, 1.33% of Chickasaw County, IA residents (159 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chickasaw County, IA was 1.31%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    279 ± 80
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    72 ± 44
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    57 ± 34

Chickasaw County, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Chickasaw County, IA employs 6.24k people. The largest industries in Chickasaw County, IA are Manufacturing (1,742 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (775 people), and Retail Trade (550 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($69,375), Wholesale Trade ($56,154), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,136).

Occupations

6.24k
2022 Value
± 418
−2.77%
1 Year decline
± 9.61%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chickasaw County, IA declined at a rate of −2.77%, from 6.42k employees to 6.24k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chickasaw County, IA, are Production Occupations (850 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (652 people), and Management Occupations (613 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chickasaw County, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.24k
2022 Value
± 418
−2.77%
1 Year decline
± 9.61%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chickasaw County, IA declined at a rate of −2.77%, from 6.42k employees to 6.24k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chickasaw County, IA, are Manufacturing (1,742 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (775 people), and Retail Trade (550 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chickasaw County, IA, though some of these residents may live in Chickasaw County, IA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,025
Median earning men ± $2,615
$39,016
Median earning women ± $3,073

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,019), and Wholesale Trade ($55,577).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($60,750), Construction ($53,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,028).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.57M people employed in Iowa. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Iowa.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 149
    Manufacturing
  2. 113
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 93
    Wholesale Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Chickasaw County, IA went to Donald J. Trump with 65.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.709%).

Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing the state of Iowa. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Iowa

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Chuck Grassley
Senator from Iowa3
Assumed office on January 3, 1981
Joni Ernst
Senator from Iowa2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing Iowa.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Iowa

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Iowa have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.66% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.685% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (751k), Some college (564k), and Bachelors Degree (469k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chickasaw County, IA was $151,700 in 2022, which is 0.538 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $132,900 to $151,700, a 14.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Chickasaw County, IA is 81.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Chickasaw County, IA have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Chickasaw County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Chickasaw County, IA is $72,734. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Chickasaw County, IA was Census Tract 701 with a value of $79,533, followed by Census Tract 703 and Census Tract 702, with respective values of $73,853 and $66,705.

Property

$151,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,966
$4,021
Median Property Taxes
±$297

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chickasaw County, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.7%
Homeownership
2022
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.7% of the housing units in Chickasaw County, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 701
  2. Census Tract 703
  3. Census Tract 702

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chickasaw County, IA was Census Tract 701 with a value of $79,533, followed by Census Tract 703 and Census Tract 702, with respective values of $73,853 and $66,705.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Chickasaw County, IA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$72,734
Median Household Income
± $3,943
4.92k
Number of Households
± 348

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.92k households in Chickasaw County, IA grew to $72,734 from the previous year's value of $67,146.

The following chart displays the households in Chickasaw County, IA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chickasaw County, IA is from Iowa.
0.442
2022 Wage GINI in Iowa
0.439
2021 Wage GINI in Iowa

In 2022, the income inequality in Iowa was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.723% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Iowa was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Iowa in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.54%)
  3. Carpooled (4.89%)

In 2022, 84.7% of workers in Chickasaw County, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.54%) and those who carpooled to work (4.89%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

19.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chickasaw County, IA have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.97% of the workforce in Chickasaw County, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chickasaw County, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chickasaw County, IA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.31% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chickasaw County, IA (740 out of 11.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chickasaw County, IA is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.6% of the population of Chickasaw County, IA has health coverage, with 51.4% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.906% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Chickasaw County, IA see 1705 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.234% decrease from the previous year (1709 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2367 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1972 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,705 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Chickasaw County, IA

Primary care physicians in Chickasaw County, IA see an average of 1,705 patients per year. This represents a 0.234% decrease from the previous year (1,709 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Chickasaw County, IA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 16.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.42%
Uninsured
51.4%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
0.906%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chickasaw County, IA declined by 5.17% from 7.82% to 7.42%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.5% in Chickasaw County, IA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.69% in Chickasaw County, IA.

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