Davis County, IA

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2022 Population
9,093
0.298% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.3
0.833% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.41%
2.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$77,176
0.548% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$140,300
12.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Davis County, IA had a population of 9.09k people with a median age of 36.3 and a median household income of $77,176. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Davis County, IA grew from 9,066 to 9,093, a 0.298% increase and its median household income grew from $76,755 to $77,176, a 0.548% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Davis County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.44%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.935%), White (Hispanic) (0.748%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.55%).

None of the households in Davis 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.

99.3% of the residents in Davis County, IA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Davis County, IA was $140,300, and the homeownership rate was 84.9%.

Most people in Davis County, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Davis County, IA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Davis County, IA is home to a population of 9.09k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.19% of Davis County, IA residents were born outside of the country (108 people).

In 2022, there were 66.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.68k people) in Davis County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 131 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 85 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Davis County, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Davis County, IA was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Davis County, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.68k ± 91
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    131 ± 52.9
  3. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    85 ± 90
1.7%
Hispanic Population
155 people

In 2022, there were 66.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.68k people) in Davis County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 131 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 85 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.7% of the people in Davis County, IA are hispanic (155 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.19%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
108 people
1.56%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
141 people

As of 2022, 1.19% of Davis County, IA residents (108 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 Davis County, IA was 1.56%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    79 ± 49
  2. Vietnam
    73 ± 40
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    71 ± 48

Davis County, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Davis County, IA employs 4.11k people. The largest industries in Davis County, IA are Manufacturing (733 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (562 people), and Retail Trade (467 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($69,464), Finance & Insurance ($68,571), and Information ($60,357).

Occupations

4.11k
2022 Value
± 347
−1.08%
1 Year decline
± 12.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Davis County, IA declined at a rate of −1.08%, from 4.15k employees to 4.11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Davis County, IA, are Management Occupations (650 people), Sales & Related Occupations (416 people), and Production Occupations (401 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Davis County, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.11k
2022 Value
± 347
−1.08%
1 Year decline
± 12.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Davis County, IA declined at a rate of −1.08%, from 4.15k employees to 4.11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Davis County, IA, are Manufacturing (733 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (562 people), and Retail Trade (467 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Davis County, IA, though some of these residents may live in Davis 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

$54,485
Median earning men ± $2,880
$34,364
Median earning women ± $4,898

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,125), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,361), and Manufacturing ($58,024).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,750), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,068), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,736).

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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. 49
    Manufacturing
  2. 46
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 43
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Davis County, IA went to Donald J. Trump with 74% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.731%).

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.

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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 Davis County, IA was $140,300 in 2022, which is 0.498 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $124,500 to $140,300, a 12.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Davis County, IA is 84.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Davis County, IA have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Davis County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$140,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,959
$2,693
Median Property Taxes
±$267

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 Davis County, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Davis County, IA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

84.9%
Homeownership
2022
67.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 84.9% of the housing units in Davis County, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 801
  2. Census Tract 802

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

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Household Income

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$77,176
Median Household Income
± $7,129
3.17k
Number of Households
± 288

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.17k households in Davis County, IA grew to $77,176 from the previous year's value of $76,755.

The following chart displays the households in Davis 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 Davis 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 (65.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.6%)
  3. Carpooled (10.9%)

In 2022, 65.5% of workers in Davis County, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.6%) and those who carpooled to work (10.9%).

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

23.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Davis County, IA have a shorter commute time (23.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.7% of the workforce in Davis 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 Davis County, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Davis County, IA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.41% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Davis County, IA (843 out of 8.96k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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

71.1% of the population of Davis County, IA has health coverage, with 32.3% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 0.245% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Davis County, IA see 3000 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.2% decrease from the previous year (3006 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4526 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 9051 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

3,000 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Davis County, IA

Primary care physicians in Davis County, IA see an average of 3,000 patients per year. This represents a 0.2% decrease from the previous year (3,006 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Davis 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 31.5% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 33.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% 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

28.9%
Uninsured
32.3%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
0.245%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Davis County, IA declined by 1.61% from 29.4% to 28.9%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 36% in Davis 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 10.2% in Davis County, IA.

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