Regional Profile

The Western Iowa Advantage region includes the counties of Adair, Audubon, Calhoun, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, 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

88,754

Population
Growth Rate

-0.11%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

27.100

Housing & Income

Households

36,874

Total Housing Units

42,861


Owner Occupied

27,802

Renter Occupied

9,072

Vacant

5,987

Median Home Value

$115,063


Average Home Value

$157,615

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.09%


Per Capita Income

1.63%

Income Projection

Median Household

$57,544 $60,921


Average Household

$73,903 $80,192


Per Capita

$30,725 $33,319

Workforce

Total Businesses

4,832

Total Employed

43,918

Workers 16+

42,931

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

327

Employed

6,279

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

133

Employed

5,359

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

583

Employed

5,322

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

103

Employed

3,576

2020 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

719

Employed

3,361

2020 Wholesale Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

243

Employed

3,342

Some
High School

3,433

Graduated
High School

21,596

Associates
Degree

7,909

Bachelor's
Degree

9,022

Graduate
Degree

3,089

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

30,736

Non-Resident Commuters

11,855

Drive Alone

34,755

Carpooled

3,893

Public

97

Work At Home

2,370