Carroll County, IA

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2022 Population
20,728
0.135% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.4
0.952% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.8%
5.75% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$68,041
11.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$162,000
12.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Carroll County, IA had a population of 20.7k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $68,041. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Carroll County, IA declined from 20,756 to 20,728, a −0.135% decrease and its median household income grew from $61,157 to $68,041, a 11.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carroll County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.29%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.01%), and White (Hispanic) (0.728%).

None of the households in Carroll 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.

98.8% of the residents in Carroll County, IA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Carroll County, IA was $162,000, and the homeownership rate was 76.1%.

Most people in Carroll County, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Carroll County, IA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Carroll County, IA is home to a population of 20.7k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.61% of Carroll County, IA residents were born outside of the country (333 people).

In 2022, there were 46.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.3k people) in Carroll County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 415 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 267 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
99%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Carroll County, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Carroll County, IA was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Carroll County, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.3k ± 91
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    415 ± 121
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    267 ± 77.3
3.01%
Hispanic Population
624 people

In 2022, there were 46.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.3k people) in Carroll County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 415 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 267 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.01% of the people in Carroll County, IA are hispanic (624 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.61%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
333 people
1.86%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
387 people

As of 2022, 1.61% of Carroll County, IA residents (333 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 Carroll County, IA was 1.86%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    385 ± 94
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    224 ± 99
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    115 ± 60

Carroll County, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Carroll County, IA employs 10.8k people. The largest industries in Carroll County, IA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,686 people), Manufacturing (1,582 people), and Retail Trade (1,181 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,563), Finance & Insurance ($67,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,485).

Occupations

10.8k
2022 Value
± 611
−0.711%
1 Year decline
± 8.25%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carroll County, IA declined at a rate of −0.711%, from 10.8k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carroll County, IA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,319 people), Management Occupations (1,180 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (990 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carroll County, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.8k
2022 Value
± 611
−0.711%
1 Year decline
± 8.25%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carroll County, IA declined at a rate of −0.711%, from 10.8k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carroll County, IA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,686 people), Manufacturing (1,582 people), and Retail Trade (1,181 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carroll County, IA, though some of these residents may live in Carroll 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

$51,193
Median earning men ± $3,268
$35,755
Median earning women ± $1,565

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,532), Public Administration ($67,179), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($63,393).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,813), Information ($51,339), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($51,250).

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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. 309
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 251
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 185
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Carroll County, IA went to Donald J. Trump with 68.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (30.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.6%).

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.

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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 Carroll County, IA was $162,000 in 2022, which is 0.575 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $143,700 to $162,000, a 12.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Carroll County, IA is 76.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Carroll County, IA have an average commute time of 14.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Carroll County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Carroll County, IA is $68,041. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Carroll County, IA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $86,638, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9606, with respective values of $77,000 and $70,682.

Property

$162,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,335
$6,617
Median Property Taxes
±$423

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 Carroll County, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.1%
Homeownership
2022
64.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.1% of the housing units in Carroll County, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9601
  2. Census Tract 9602
  3. Census Tract 9606

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carroll County, IA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $86,638, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9606, with respective values of $77,000 and $70,682.

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

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Household Income

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$68,041
Median Household Income
± $2,371
8.7k
Number of Households
± 519

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.7k households in Carroll County, IA grew to $68,041 from the previous year's value of $61,157.

The following chart displays the households in Carroll 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 Carroll 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 (82.5%)
  2. Carpooled (7.58%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.99%)

In 2022, 82.5% of workers in Carroll County, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.58%) and those who worked at home (5.99%).

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

14.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carroll County, IA have a shorter commute time (14.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.58% of the workforce in Carroll 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 Carroll County, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carroll County, IA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carroll County, IA (1.59k out of 20.3k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carroll County, IA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

96.8% of the population of Carroll County, IA has health coverage, with 47.2% on employee plans, 17.1% on Medicaid, 16.1% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 0.76% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Carroll County, IA see 1120 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1120 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1532 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1048 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

1,120 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Carroll County, IA

Primary care physicians in Carroll County, IA see an average of 1,120 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,120 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.5% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.7% 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

3.17%
Uninsured
47.2%
Employer Coverage
17.1%
Medicaid
16.1%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
0.76%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carroll County, IA grew by 1.54% from 3.12% to 3.17%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Carroll County, IA.

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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 Carroll County, IA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.51% in Carroll County, IA.

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