Regional Profile

The Western Iowa Advantage region includes the counties of Adair, Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, Ida and Sac. With an optimal mix of financial advantages, infrastructure, quality of life and a loyal, hardworking labor force, locating here is an easy choice! 

Western Iowa Advantage Region

Population

Total Population

88,736

Population
Growth Rate

-0.12%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

26.300

Housing & Income

Households

36,775

Total Housing Units

42,588


Owner Occupied

27,551

Renter Occupied

9,225

Vacant

5,813

Median Home Value

$115,145


Average Home Value

$159,824

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.13%


Per Capita Income

2.43%

Income Projection

Median Household

$55,406 $62,269


Average Household

$71,425 $80,652


Per Capita

$29,623 $33,409

Workforce

Total Businesses

4,958

Total Employed

44,589

Workers 16+

43,200

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

280

Employed

946

Mining

Businesses

7

Employed

57

Utilities

Businesses

29

Employed

309

Construction

Businesses

354

Employed

1,692

Manufacturing

Businesses

145

Employed

5,784

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

243

Employed

3,349

Some
High School

3,339

Graduated
High School

21,033

Associates
Degree

7,676

Bachelor's
Degree

9,330

Graduate
Degree

3,233

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

31,304

Non-Resident Commuters

11,494

Drive Alone

34,802

Carpooled

3,792

Public

91

Work At Home

2,425