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

88,456

Population
Growth Rate

-0.18%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

25.600

Housing & Income

Households

36,695

Total Housing Units

42,340


Owner Occupied

27,803

Renter Occupied

8,892

Vacant

5,645

Median Home Value

$107,297


Average Home Value

$152,376

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.17%


Per Capita Income

2.48%

Income Projection

Median Household

$52,036 $57,267


Average Household

$68,943 $78,044


Per Capita

$28,821 $32,575

Workforce

Total Businesses

4,998

Total Employed

45,288

Workers 16+

43,273

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

300

Employed

1,031

Mining

Businesses

7

Employed

57

Utilities

Businesses

25

Employed

258

Construction

Businesses

351

Employed

1,559

Manufacturing

Businesses

136

Employed

5,373

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

262

Employed

3,317

Some
High School

3,391

Graduated
High School

21,799

Associates
Degree

7,468

Bachelor's
Degree

8,825

Graduate
Degree

3,125

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

31,613

Non-Resident Commuters

11,281

Drive Alone

34,677

Carpooled

3,663

Public

144

Work At Home

2,557