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

86,086

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

31.900

Housing & Income

Households

36,065

Total Housing Units

41,346


Owner Occupied

27,708

Renter Occupied

8,357

Vacant

5,281

Median Home Value

$142,755


Average Home Value

$180,724

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.46%

Income Projection

Median Household

$61,334 $70,165


Average Household

$81,737 $92,008


Per Capita

$34,287 $38,719

Workforce

Total Businesses

4,835

Total Employed

45,487

Workers 16+

42,569

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

344

Employed

6,453

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

139

Employed

5,749

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

605

Employed

5,209

2022 Wholesale Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

236

Employed

3,983

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

106

Employed

3,514

2022 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

708

Employed

3,367

Some
High School

2,992

Graduated
High School

21,444

Associates
Degree

8,314

Bachelor's
Degree

9,396

Graduate
Degree

3,316

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

30,386

Non-Resident Commuters

11,694

Drive Alone

34,896

Carpooled

3,479

Public

53

Work At Home

2,575