Jasper County, IA

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2022 Population
37,808
0.324% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41
0.244% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.82%
0.467% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$67,784
7.28% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$163,800
14.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jasper County, IA had a population of 37.8k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $67,784. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jasper County, IA grew from 37,686 to 37,808, a 0.324% increase and its median household income grew from $63,182 to $67,784, a 7.28% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jasper County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.32%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%), White (Hispanic) (1.59%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.672%).

None of the households in Jasper 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.

98.4% of the residents in Jasper County, IA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Jasper County, IA was $163,800, and the homeownership rate was 76.3%.

Most people in Jasper County, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Jasper County, IA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Jasper County, IA is home to a population of 37.8k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.35% of Jasper County, IA residents were born outside of the country (889 people).

In 2022, there were 39.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.9k people) in Jasper County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 876 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 690 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Jasper County, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jasper County, IA was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jasper County, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.9k ± 90
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    876 ± 226
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    690 ± 179
2.79%
Hispanic Population
1.05k people

In 2022, there were 39.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.9k people) in Jasper County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 876 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 690 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.79% of the people in Jasper County, IA are hispanic (1.05k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.35%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
889 people
2.27%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
854 people

As of 2022, 2.35% of Jasper County, IA residents (889 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 Jasper County, IA was 2.27%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    615 ± 118
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    483 ± 164
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    254 ± 95

Jasper County, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jasper County, IA employs 18.3k people. The largest industries in Jasper County, IA are Manufacturing (3,299 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,428 people), and Retail Trade (1,758 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,610), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,911), and Public Administration ($66,833).

Occupations

18.3k
2022 Value
± 828
1.18%
1 Year growth
± 6.42%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jasper County, IA grew at a rate of 1.18%, from 18k employees to 18.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jasper County, IA, are Management Occupations (1,982 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,938 people), and Production Occupations (1,859 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jasper County, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

18.3k
2022 Value
± 828
1.18%
1 Year growth
± 6.42%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jasper County, IA grew at a rate of 1.18%, from 18k employees to 18.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jasper County, IA, are Manufacturing (3,299 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,428 people), and Retail Trade (1,758 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jasper County, IA, though some of these residents may live in Jasper 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

$51,390
Median earning men ± $2,439
$36,800
Median earning women ± $2,345

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,573), Public Administration ($70,278), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($61,875), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,434), and Construction ($55,466).

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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. 194
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 185
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 160
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Jasper County, IA went to Donald J. Trump with 60.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (38.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.03%).

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jasper County, IA was $163,800 in 2022, which is 0.581 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $142,500 to $163,800, a 14.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Jasper County, IA is 76.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jasper County, IA have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jasper County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jasper County, IA is $67,784. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Jasper County, IA was Census Tract 402 with a value of $92,442, followed by Census Tract 408 and Census Tract 409, with respective values of $83,261 and $80,690.

Property

$163,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,386
$11,165
Median Property Taxes
±$618

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

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Rent vs Own

76.3%
Homeownership
2022
63.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.3% of the housing units in Jasper County, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 402
  2. Census Tract 408
  3. Census Tract 409

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jasper County, IA was Census Tract 402 with a value of $92,442, followed by Census Tract 408 and Census Tract 409, with respective values of $83,261 and $80,690.

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

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Household Income

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$67,784
Median Household Income
± $3,012
14.6k
Number of Households
± 753

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.6k households in Jasper County, IA grew to $67,784 from the previous year's value of $63,182.

The following chart displays the households in Jasper 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 Jasper 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 (80.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.48%)
  3. Carpooled (6.69%)

In 2022, 80.1% of workers in Jasper County, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.48%) and those who carpooled to work (6.69%).

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

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jasper County, IA have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.49% of the workforce in Jasper 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 Jasper County, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jasper County, IA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.82% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jasper County, IA (3.18k out of 36.1k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jasper 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

96.6% of the population of Jasper County, IA has health coverage, with 52.3% on employee plans, 13.7% on Medicaid, 15.2% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 1.34% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Jasper County, IA see 2479 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.121% increase from the previous year (2476 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1955 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 884 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,479 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jasper County, IA

Primary care physicians in Jasper County, IA see an average of 2,479 patients per year. This represents a 0.121% increase from the previous year (2,476 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jasper 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 24.1% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.39%
Uninsured
52.3%
Employer Coverage
13.7%
Medicaid
15.2%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
1.34%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jasper County, IA grew by 11.5% from 3.04% to 3.39%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 30.2 in Jasper 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 33.3% in Jasper County, IA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.43% in Jasper County, IA.

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