Allamakee County, IA

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2022 Population
14,046
0.156% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
43.1
0.92% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.6%
10.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$64,049
7.72% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$156,900
10% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Allamakee County, IA had a population of 14k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $64,049. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Allamakee County, IA declined from 14,068 to 14,046, a −0.156% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,461 to $64,049, a 7.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Allamakee County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.1%), White (Hispanic) (3.36%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.94%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.72%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.47%).

None of the households in Allamakee 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.

96.6% of the residents in Allamakee County, IA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Allamakee County, IA was $156,900, and the homeownership rate was 80%.

Most people in Allamakee County, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Allamakee County, IA was 2 cars per household.

Allamakee County, IA borders .

Population & Diversity

Allamakee County, IA is home to a population of 14k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.78% of Allamakee County, IA residents were born outside of the country (812 people).

In 2022, there were 26.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.5k people) in Allamakee County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 472 White (Hispanic) and 273 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.6%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.6% of Allamakee County, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Allamakee County, IA was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Allamakee County, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.5k ± 55
  2. White (Hispanic)
    472 ± 143
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    273 ± 114
7.45%
Hispanic Population
1.05k people

In 2022, there were 26.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.5k people) in Allamakee County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 472 White (Hispanic) and 273 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.45% of the people in Allamakee County, IA are hispanic (1.05k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

5.78%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
812 people
5.32%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
748 people

As of 2022, 5.78% of Allamakee County, IA residents (812 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 Allamakee County, IA was 5.32%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    342 ± 94
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    88 ± 48
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    83 ± 52

Allamakee County, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Allamakee County, IA employs 6.87k people. The largest industries in Allamakee County, IA are Retail Trade (1,087 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,057 people), and Manufacturing (733 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,053), Utilities ($74,750), and Information ($65,244).

Occupations

6.87k
2022 Value
± 487
1.06%
1 Year growth
± 9.76%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Allamakee County, IA grew at a rate of 1.06%, from 6.8k employees to 6.87k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Allamakee County, IA, are Management Occupations (878 people), Sales & Related Occupations (812 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (746 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Allamakee County, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.87k
2022 Value
± 487
1.06%
1 Year growth
± 9.76%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Allamakee County, IA grew at a rate of 1.06%, from 6.8k employees to 6.87k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Allamakee County, IA, are Retail Trade (1,087 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,057 people), and Manufacturing (733 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Allamakee County, IA, though some of these residents may live in Allamakee 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

$47,648
Median earning men ± $3,776
$32,666
Median earning women ± $2,267

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($75,938), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,194), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,922).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($65,518), Public Administration ($42,721), and Manufacturing ($41,875).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 122
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 97
    Manufacturing
  3. 80
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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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 Allamakee County, IA was $156,900 in 2022, which is 0.557 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $142,600 to $156,900, a 10% increase. The homeownership rate in Allamakee County, IA is 80%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Allamakee County, IA have an average commute time of 22.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Allamakee County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Allamakee County, IA is $64,049. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Allamakee County, IA was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $73,640, followed by Census Tract 9604 and Census Tract 9605, with respective values of $67,015 and $66,094.

Property

$156,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,366
$4,778
Median Property Taxes
±$352

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

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Rent vs Own

80%
Homeownership
2022
65.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80% of the housing units in Allamakee County, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9602
  2. Census Tract 9604
  3. Census Tract 9605

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Allamakee County, IA was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $73,640, followed by Census Tract 9604 and Census Tract 9605, with respective values of $67,015 and $66,094.

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

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Household Income

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$64,049
Median Household Income
± $2,577
5.97k
Number of Households
± 404

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.97k households in Allamakee County, IA grew to $64,049 from the previous year's value of $59,461.

The following chart displays the households in Allamakee 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 Allamakee County, IA is from Allamakee County, IA.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.26%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.55%)

In 2022, 75.7% of workers in Allamakee County, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.26%) and those who worked at home (7.55%).

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

22.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Allamakee County, IA have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.32% of the workforce in Allamakee 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 Allamakee County, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Allamakee County, IA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Allamakee County, IA (1.59k out of 13.7k 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 < 5 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

93.6% of the population of Allamakee County, IA has health coverage, with 42.9% on employee plans, 18.9% on Medicaid, 16.5% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 0.892% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Allamakee County, IA see 1949 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.307% decrease from the previous year (1955 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2785 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3482 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,949 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Allamakee County, IA

Primary care physicians in Allamakee County, IA see an average of 1,949 patients per year. This represents a 0.307% decrease from the previous year (1,955 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Allamakee 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 24.9% under 18 years, 16.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.44%
Uninsured
42.9%
Employer Coverage
18.9%
Medicaid
16.5%
Medicare
14.4%
Non-Group
0.892%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Allamakee County, IA declined by 5.46% from 6.81% to 6.44%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2023, 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 38.3% in Allamakee County, IA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2023, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.76% in Allamakee County, IA.

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