Clinton County, IA

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2022 Population
46,488
0.217% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.5
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
12.4%
2.41% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,080
8.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$144,900
12.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Clinton County, IA had a population of 46.5k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $61,080. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Clinton County, IA declined from 46,589 to 46,488, a −0.217% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,345 to $61,080, a 8.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clinton County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.98%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.53%), White (Hispanic) (1.66%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.39%).

None of the households in Clinton 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.

99.1% of the residents in Clinton County, IA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Clinton County, IA was $144,900, and the homeownership rate was 73.3%.

Most people in Clinton County, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Clinton County, IA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Clinton County, IA is home to a population of 46.5k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.04% of Clinton County, IA residents were born outside of the country (949 people).

In 2022, there were 30.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.8k people) in Clinton County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.38k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.18k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Clinton County, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Clinton County, IA was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clinton County, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    41.8k ± 110
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.38k ± 167
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.18k ± 198
3.42%
Hispanic Population
1.59k people

In 2022, there were 30.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.8k people) in Clinton County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.38k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.18k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.42% of the people in Clinton County, IA are hispanic (1.59k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.04%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
949 people
1.31%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
612 people

As of 2022, 2.04% of Clinton County, IA residents (949 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 Clinton County, IA was 1.31%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,232 ± 202
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    562 ± 153
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    442 ± 152

Clinton County, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Clinton County, IA employs 21.6k people. The largest industries in Clinton County, IA are Manufacturing (4,143 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,418 people), and Retail Trade (2,944 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($97,955), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,115), and Public Administration ($67,292).

Occupations

21.6k
2022 Value
± 1,000
0.507%
1 Year growth
± 6.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clinton County, IA grew at a rate of 0.507%, from 21.5k employees to 21.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clinton County, IA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,711 people), Production Occupations (2,402 people), and Management Occupations (2,226 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clinton County, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

21.6k
2022 Value
± 1,000
0.507%
1 Year growth
± 6.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clinton County, IA grew at a rate of 0.507%, from 21.5k employees to 21.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clinton County, IA, are Manufacturing (4,143 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,418 people), and Retail Trade (2,944 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clinton County, IA, though some of these residents may live in Clinton 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

$52,223
Median earning men ± $2,133
$33,688
Median earning women ± $1,462

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($76,071), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,188), and Manufacturing ($64,632).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($57,132), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,908), and Information ($44,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.57M people employed in Iowa. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Iowa.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 408
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 319
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 232
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Clinton County, IA went to Donald J. Trump with 54.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (43.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.27%).

Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing the state of Iowa. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Iowa

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Chuck Grassley
Senator from Iowa3
Assumed office on January 3, 1981
Joni Ernst
Senator from Iowa2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are the senators currently representing Iowa.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Iowa

Iowa is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Iowa have changed over time starting in 2008.

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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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Race

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 Clinton County, IA was $144,900 in 2022, which is 0.514 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $128,900 to $144,900, a 12.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Clinton County, IA is 73.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Clinton County, IA have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clinton County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Clinton County, IA is $61,080. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Clinton County, IA was Census Tract 12 with a value of $84,732, followed by Census Tract 9 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $75,625 and $75,594.

Property

$144,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,900
$14,056
Median Property Taxes
±$739

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Clinton County, IA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.3%
Homeownership
2022
61.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.3% of the housing units in Clinton County, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 12
  2. Census Tract 9
  3. Census Tract 4

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clinton County, IA was Census Tract 12 with a value of $84,732, followed by Census Tract 9 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $75,625 and $75,594.

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

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Household Income

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$61,080
Median Household Income
± $2,438
19.2k
Number of Households
± 895

In 2022, the median household income of the 19.2k households in Clinton County, IA grew to $61,080 from the previous year's value of $56,345.

The following chart displays the households in Clinton 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 Clinton County, IA is from Iowa.
0.442
2022 Wage GINI in Iowa
0.439
2021 Wage GINI in Iowa

In 2022, the income inequality in Iowa was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.723% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Iowa was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Iowa in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.9%)
  2. Carpooled (6.92%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.76%)

In 2022, 82.9% of workers in Clinton County, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.92%) and those who worked at home (5.76%).

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

20 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clinton County, IA have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.14% of the workforce in Clinton 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 Clinton County, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clinton County, IA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clinton County, IA (5.65k out of 45.5k 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 18 - 24 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

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

95.1% of the population of Clinton County, IA has health coverage, with 46.5% on employee plans, 20.5% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.79% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Clinton County, IA see 2019 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.49% increase from the previous year (1861 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1600 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 610 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,019 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clinton County, IA

Primary care physicians in Clinton County, IA see an average of 2,019 patients per year. This represents a 8.49% increase from the previous year (1,861 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clinton 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% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.94%
Uninsured
46.5%
Employer Coverage
20.5%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clinton County, IA declined by 2.58% from 5.07% to 4.94%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 33 in Clinton County, IA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, 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 36.3% in Clinton County, IA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.23% in Clinton County, IA.

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