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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Iowa

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over2,281,274100.0
In labor force1,556,58168.2
Civilian labor force
1,554,72268.2
Employed
1,489,81665.3
Unemployed
64,9062.8
Percent of civilian labor force
4.2(X)
Armed Forces
1,8590.1
Not in labor force724,69331.8
Females 16 years and over1,176,877100.0
In labor force737,41562.7
Civilian labor force
737,16562.6
Employed
709,15460.3
Own children under 6 years219,439100.0
All parents in family in labor force156,71571.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over1,469,763100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,155,00878.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled158,69910.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)15,0211.0
Walked58,0884.0
Other means13,1630.9
Worked at home69,7844.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over1,489,816100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations466,43631.3
Service occupations219,83714.8
Sales and office occupations385,79425.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations15,8771.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations132,5308.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations269,34218.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining65,9034.4
Construction91,8246.2
Manufacturing253,44417.0
Wholesale trade53,2673.6
Retail trade179,38112.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities73,1704.9
Information41,9702.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing100,3956.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services90,1576.1
Educational, health and social services324,14221.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services98,8196.6
Other services (except public administration)66,2864.4
Public administration51,0583.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,158,39277.8
Government workers203,33213.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business121,5798.2
Unpaid family workers6,5130.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,150,197100.0
Less than $10,00093,7838.2
$10,000 to $14,99977,3336.7
$15,000 to $24,999165,12214.4
$25,000 to $34,999168,71314.7
$35,000 to $49,999218,20419.0
$50,000 to $74,999242,02221.0
$75,000 to $99,999101,2878.8
$100,000 to $149,99955,9984.9
$150,000 to $199,99912,8791.1
$200,000 or more14,8561.3
Median household income (dollars)39,469(X)
With earnings925,23480.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
48,183(X)
With Social Security income328,91928.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,543(X)
With Supplemental Security Income37,1813.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,124(X)
With public assistance income32,9462.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,555(X)
With retirement income168,37414.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,862(X)
Families774,246100.0
Less than $10,00029,6963.8
$10,000 to $14,99927,6473.6
$15,000 to $24,99982,18510.6
$25,000 to $34,999105,08913.6
$35,000 to $49,999161,39920.8
$50,000 to $74,999203,73826.3
$75,000 to $99,99989,69911.6
$100,000 to $149,99950,3226.5
$150,000 to $199,99911,5111.5
$200,000 or more12,9601.7
Median family income (dollars)48,005(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,674(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,697(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers24,023(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families46,641(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.0
With related children under 18 years35,315(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
With related children under 5 years
18,725(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
Families with female householder, no husband present22,015(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.4
With related children under 18 years20,292(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.5
With related children under 5 years
10,982(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.1
Individuals258,008(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.1
18 years and over178,761(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.5
65 years and over
31,118(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.7
Related children under 18 years74,957(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
50,252(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over107,718(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.3
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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