Fremont County, IA

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2022 Population
6,639
0.94% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
46.2
0.217% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.54%
5.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$69,375
9.06% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$140,400
19.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Fremont County, IA had a population of 6.64k people with a median age of 46.2 and a median household income of $69,375. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Fremont County, IA declined from 6,702 to 6,639, a −0.94% decrease and its median household income grew from $63,611 to $69,375, a 9.06% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fremont County, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (93%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.24%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.75%), White (Hispanic) (0.738%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.512%).

None of the households in Fremont 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.

99.4% of the residents in Fremont County, IA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Fremont County, IA was $140,400, and the homeownership rate was 78.1%.

Most people in Fremont County, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Fremont County, IA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Fremont County, IA is home to a population of 6.64k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.663% of Fremont County, IA residents were born outside of the country (44 people).

In 2022, there were 28.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.18k people) in Fremont County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 215 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 116 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Fremont County, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Fremont County, IA was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fremont County, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.18k ± 72
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    215 ± 84.4
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    116 ± 42.7
3.1%
Hispanic Population
206 people

In 2022, there were 28.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.18k people) in Fremont County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 215 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 116 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.1% of the people in Fremont County, IA are hispanic (206 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.663%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
44 people
0.985%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
66 people

As of 2022, 0.663% of Fremont County, IA residents (44 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 Fremont County, IA was 0.985%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    154 ± 44
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    80 ± 28
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    41 ± 19

Fremont County, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Fremont County, IA employs 3.13k people. The largest industries in Fremont County, IA are Health Care & Social Assistance (519 people), Manufacturing (366 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (332 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($103,750), Wholesale Trade ($79,000), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,341).

Occupations

3.13k
2022 Value
± 220
−0.0319%
1 Year decline
± 9.92%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fremont County, IA declined at a rate of −0.0319%, from 3.13k employees to 3.13k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fremont County, IA, are Management Occupations (535 people), Production Occupations (318 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (276 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fremont County, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.13k
2022 Value
± 220
−0.0319%
1 Year decline
± 9.92%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fremont County, IA declined at a rate of −0.0319%, from 3.13k employees to 3.13k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fremont County, IA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (519 people), Manufacturing (366 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (332 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fremont County, IA, though some of these residents may live in Fremont 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

$51,250
Median earning men ± $5,277
$36,627
Median earning women ± $3,188

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($73,750), Manufacturing ($57,763), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($56,648).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($89,375), Information ($57,857), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($48,571).

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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. 64
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 41
    Wholesale Trade
  3. 40
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Fremont County, IA went to Donald J. Trump with 70.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.959%).

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 Fremont County, IA was $140,400 in 2022, which is 0.498 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $117,500 to $140,400, a 19.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Fremont County, IA is 78.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Fremont County, IA have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fremont County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Fremont County, IA is $69,375. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Fremont County, IA was Census Tract 9702 with a value of $72,757, followed by Census Tract 9703 and Census Tract 9701, with respective values of $68,207 and $66,500.

Property

$140,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,245
$2,136
Median Property Taxes
±$178

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

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Rent vs Own

78.1%
Homeownership
2022
63.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.1% of the housing units in Fremont County, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9702
  2. Census Tract 9703
  3. Census Tract 9701

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fremont County, IA was Census Tract 9702 with a value of $72,757, followed by Census Tract 9703 and Census Tract 9701, with respective values of $68,207 and $66,500.

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

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Household Income

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$69,375
Median Household Income
± $4,700
2.74k
Number of Households
± 200

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.74k households in Fremont County, IA grew to $69,375 from the previous year's value of $63,611.

The following chart displays the households in Fremont 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 Fremont 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 (79.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.81%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.54%)

In 2022, 79.8% of workers in Fremont County, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.81%) and those who worked at home (6.54%).

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

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fremont County, IA have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.59% of the workforce in Fremont 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 Fremont County, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fremont County, IA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.54% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fremont County, IA (489 out of 6.49k 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 Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fremont County, IA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

96.2% of the population of Fremont County, IA has health coverage, with 46.2% on employee plans, 15.4% on Medicaid, 17.8% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 2.14% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fremont County, IA see 6960 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.472% decrease from the previous year (6993 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6729 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3364 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

6,960 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fremont County, IA

Primary care physicians in Fremont County, IA see an average of 6,960 patients per year. This represents a 0.472% decrease from the previous year (6,993 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fremont 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 23.7% under 18 years, 14.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.84%
Uninsured
46.2%
Employer Coverage
15.4%
Medicaid
17.8%
Medicare
14.6%
Non-Group
2.14%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fremont County, IA grew by 3.13% from 3.73% to 3.84%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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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 38.4% in Fremont County, IA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.2% in Fremont County, IA.

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