Iowa State Guides

Iowa Information, Demograpgics, Realestate, Finance, Education, Media, Town and City

State Guides

flightsAirports and Airlines: Airports in the state of Iowa.
blue pagesBlue Pages: State facts, information and gov links.
chambers of commerceChambers of Commerce: Chambers of Commerce throughout the state.
collegeColleges and Trade Schools: College and University information and Campus locations.
worldCounties in Iowa: List of Counties in the State.
educationEducation: Education related sites for students, parents, educators and administrators.
golfGolf Courses: Golf Courses in the state, Golf Associations and Golfing Sites.
governmentGovernment Links: Local and State Government Sites.
hospitalsHospitals & Medical Facilities: Directory of Hospitals and Medical facilities in the state.
legalLegal Resources: Attorneys, Bar Associations, Courts, Documents and Records.
newspaperMedia: Television, Radio Stations, and Newspapers in Iowa.
newspaperNewspapers: Newspapers Publications throughout the state.
radioRadio Stations: AM and FM Radio Stations in the state of Iowa.
shopShopping Malls: Find local of shopping malls and shopping centers.
small businessSmall Business Resources: Resources for small businesses. Start, ManAge, or Promote a business.
worldState Facts: State specific information, facts, figures, slogans and symbols.
televisionTelevision: Local television stations, cable TV, Satellite TV and broadcasting sites.
worldTowns and Cities: Official Town and City Websites in the state of Iowa.
worldTravel and Tourism: Visitor and Travel information, secure online reservations.
yellow pagesYellow Pages: Business Directory.
Zoos: Directory of Zoos, Aquariums, Animal Sanctuaries, Safaris, and Preserves.

Interactive Iowa Counties Map

Population Over Time

According to census 2019 five year estimate, the Iowa population is 3,139,508 and in 2018 population is 3,132,499, with a change of 0.22%. From Year 2010 to 2019 the population changed to 3.93%.

Population 20193,139,508
Population 20183,132,499
Population 20173,118,102
Population 20163,106,589
Population 20153,093,526
Population 20143,078,116
Population 20133,062,553
Population 20123,047,646
Population 20113,032,266
Population 20103,016,267

Age Distribution/Median Age

The Median Age (half are younger, and half older, than this Age) of Iowa is 38.2.

Age Under 5 years197,789
Age 5 to 9 years204,068
Age 10 to 14 years207,208
Age 15 to 19 years213,487
Age 20 to 24 years226,045
Age 25 to 34 years395,578
Age 35 to 44 years376,741
Age 45 to 54 years379,880
Age 55 to 59 years213,487
Age 60 to 64 years204,068
Age 65 to 74 years288,835
Age 75 to 84 years156,975
Age 85 years and over78,488

16.74% percent of people in Iowa are aged 65 years and over. 23.21% percent of people are aged under 18 years in Iowa.

Median Age Over Time

The Median age compared to 2018 changed 0.1 years while compared to 2010 changed 0.2 years (Negative indicates median age is decreasing and Positive means median age increasing).

Median Age 201938.2
Median Age 201838.1
Median Age 201738.1
Median Age 201638.0
Median Age 201538.1
Median Age 201438.0
Median Age 201338.1
Median Age 201238.0
Median Age 201138.0
Median Age 201038.0


In Iowa, 85.7% people are white alone and 1.8% people are with two and more races.

White alone2,690,558
Black or African American alone113,022
Asian alone75,348
Two or more races56,511
American Indian and Alaska Native alone9,419
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone3,140

Hispanic or Latino

6.0% people are Hispanic or Latino and 4.6% people are Mexican.

Other Hispanic or Latino34,535
Puerto Rican6,279

Marital Status

Approximately 29.7% of people over the age of 15 have never married.
Approximately 52.2% of the population is currently in a marriage.
Never married includes those who've never entered a marriage and those whose first marriage was annulled. Married includes common law marriages and live-in couples and excludes separated marriages.

Now married (except separated)52.2
Never married29.7

Iowa Home Price Index

Iowa Home Median value is $147800.
The Home value change from 2019 to 2018 is 3.72% and from 2010 to 2019 is 19.35%.

Real Estate 2019 Median Value$147,800
Real Estate 2018 Median Value$142,300
Real Estate 2017 Median Value$137,200
Real Estate 2016 Median Value$132,800
Real Estate 2015 Median Value$129,200
Real Estate 2014 Median Value$126,300
Real Estate 2013 Median Value$124,300
Real Estate 2012 Median Value$123,000
Real Estate 2011 Median Value$121,300
Real Estate 2010 Median Value$119,200

Monthly Rent Prices

The Average Gross Monthly Rent price for house in Iowa is $789.
From 2010 to 2019 21.8% changed in Market rent in Iowa.

Median Gross Rent 2019$789
Median Gross Rent 2018$766
Median Gross Rent 2017$740
Median Gross Rent 2016$715
Median Gross Rent 2015$697
Median Gross Rent 2014$689
Median Gross Rent 2013$670
Median Gross Rent 2012$655
Median Gross Rent 2011$637
Median Gross Rent 2010$617

Fuel Type

Utility gas773,895
Bottled, tank, or LP gas163,738
Other fuel8,998
No fuel used6,660
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.6,167
Solar energy647
Coal or coke396

Annual Household Income

Approximately 18.4% of Iowa population lives in a low-income household, or a household with an annual income of less than $25,000.
Lower Middle Class: The Second common household income level is lower middle class with approximately 56.2% of Iowa residents living in a household earning an annual income between $25,000 and $100,000.
Upper Middle Class: 25.2% Iowa residents living in a household earning an annual income more then $100K.

Estimate; Less than $10,0005.2
Estimate; $10,000 to $14,9994.1
Estimate; $15,000 to $24,9999.1
Estimate; $25,000 to $34,9999.4
Estimate; $35,000 to $49,99913.3
Estimate; $50,000 to $74,99919.2
Estimate; $75,000 to $99,99914.3
Estimate; $100,000 to $149,99915.3
Estimate; $150,000 to $199,9995.3
Estimate; $200,000 or more4.6

Median Income Over Time

The Median income from 2019 to 2010 changed to 19.25%

Median Income 2019 (Dollars)$60523
Median Income 2018 (Dollars)$58580
Median Income 2017 (Dollars)$56570
Median Income 2016 (Dollars)$54570
Median Income 2015 (Dollars)$53183
Median Income 2014 (Dollars)$52716
Median Income 2013 (Dollars)$51843
Median Income 2012 (Dollars)$51129
Median Income 2011 (Dollars)$50451
Median Income 2010 (Dollars)$48872

Employment Statistics

Iowa unemployment rate is 4.1 %.
Employed and unemployed numbers only account for people within the labor force. To be in the labor force one has to be at least 16 Years of Age and not institutionalized. The U.S. Armed forces include people on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Labor Force Participation Rate 201767.6
Employment/Population Ratio 201764.7
Unemployment Rate 20174.1
Labor Force Participation Rate 201667.7
Employment/Population Ratio 201664.5
Unemployment Rate 20164.5
Labor Force Participation Rate 201567.7
Employment/Population Ratio 201564.3
Unemployment Rate 20154.9
Labor Force Participation Rate 201467.9
Employment/Population Ratio 201464.2
Unemployment Rate 20145.4

Occupation Distribution

Educational services, and health care and social assistance393,873
Retail trade186,537
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing123,750
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services119,270
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services118,156
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities78,935
Other services, except public administration68,012
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining60,131
Public administration49,497
Wholesale trade45,805

Highest Degree Attained

Approximately 27.7% of the Iowa population attained Percent bachelor's degree or higher, and 91.8% people attained Percent high school graduate or higher. 84.3% of Iowa children enrolled in in public school and 15.7 % children enrolled in Private schools.

Enrolment Distributions

The Total Population 3 Years and over enrolled in school is 783,468.

Elementary school (grades 1-8)320,438
College or graduate school206,052
High school (grades 9-12)158,261
Nursery school, preschool54,843