Wapello County Profile

Wapello County, IA

Population

Total Population

35,086

Population
Growth Rate

-0.18%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

35.600

Housing & Income

Households

14,276

Total Housing Units

16,098


Owner Occupied

9,925

Renter Occupied

4,351

Vacant

1,822

Median Home Value

$91,255


Average Home Value

$123,763

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.23%


Per Capita Income

2.36%

Income Projection

Median Household

$43,777 $49,775


Average Household

$57,838 $65,210


Per Capita

$23,878 $26,836

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,292

Total Employed

17,971

Workers 16+

15,891

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

19

Employed

41

Mining

Businesses

2

Employed

65

Utilities

Businesses

4

Employed

70

Construction

Businesses

73

Employed

721

Manufacturing

Businesses

37

Employed

2,866

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

41

Employed

1,052

Some
High School

2,052

Graduated
High School

7,632

Associates
Degree

2,613

Bachelor's
Degree

2,959

Graduate
Degree

1,672

Average Commute Time

19 min.



Resident Commuters

13,150

Non-Resident Commuters

2,621

Drive Alone

12,786

Carpooled

1,744

Public

71

Work At Home

518


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