Lamoni, IA

Census Place

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2022 Population
2,284
0.0438% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
25.9
6.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
20.8%
7.41% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$48,854
14.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$104,100
7.54% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1,084
3.56% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Lamoni, IA had a population of 2.28k people with a median age of 25.9 and a median household income of $48,854. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lamoni, IA declined from 2,285 to 2,284, a −0.0438% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,554 to $48,854, a 14.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lamoni, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.35%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.16%), White (Hispanic) (3.55%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%).

None of the households in Lamoni, 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.

94% of the residents in Lamoni, IA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lamoni, IA are Graceland University-Lamoni (459 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Lamoni, IA was $104,100, and the homeownership rate was 54.7%.

Most people in Lamoni, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 11.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Lamoni, IA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lamoni, IA is home to a population of 2.28k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.87% of Lamoni, IA residents were born outside of the country (157 people).

In 2022, there were 12.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.84k people) in Lamoni, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 145 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 95 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94%
2022 Citizenship
94.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94% of Lamoni, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lamoni, IA was 94.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lamoni, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.84k ± 201
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    145 ± 55.5
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    95 ± 44
6.09%
Hispanic Population
139 people

In 2022, there were 12.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.84k people) in Lamoni, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 145 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 95 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.09% of the people in Lamoni, IA are hispanic (139 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    42,604 ± 5,034 people
  2. India
    12,351 ± 2,723 people
  3. Vietnam
    7,795 ± 2,165 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Iowa was Mexico, the natal country of 42,604 Iowa residents, followed by India with 12,351 and Vietnam with 7,795.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.87%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
157 people
6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
137 people

As of 2022, 6.87% of Lamoni, IA residents (157 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 Lamoni, IA was 6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    38 ± 30
  2. Korea
    24 ± 24
  3. World War II
    7 ± 7

Lamoni, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lamoni, IA employs 1.08k people. The largest industries in Lamoni, IA are Educational Services (424 people), Retail Trade (135 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (124 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($48,641), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($48,462), and Finance & Insurance ($46,250).

Males in Iowa have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,745. The income inequality in Iowa (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.08k
2022 Value
± 159
−3.56%
1 Year decline
± 20.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lamoni, IA declined at a rate of −3.56%, from 1.12k employees to 1.08k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lamoni, IA, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (237 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (165 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (111 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lamoni, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.08k
2022 Value
± 159
−3.56%
1 Year decline
± 20.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lamoni, IA declined at a rate of −3.56%, from 1.12k employees to 1.08k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lamoni, IA, are Educational Services (424 people), Retail Trade (135 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (124 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lamoni, IA, though some of these residents may live in Lamoni, 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

$33,415
Median earning men ± $8,089
$24,052
Median earning women ± $7,329

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($53,750), Public Administration ($48,641), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($47,885).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,167), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($32,059), and Manufacturing ($24,844).

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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%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Iowa went to Donald J. Trump with 52.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (44.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.16%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Lamoni, IA awarded 459 degrees. The student population of Lamoni, IA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 562 male students and 675 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lamoni, IA are White (340 and 77.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (31 and 7.06%), Black or African American (25 and 5.69%), and Unknown (15 and 3.42%).

The largest universities in Lamoni, IA by number of degrees awarded are Graceland University-Lamoni (459 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lamoni, IA are Family Practice Nurse (143 and 31.2%), Registered Nursing (69 and 15%), and General Business Administration & Management (31 and 6.75%).

The median tuition cost in Lamoni, IA for private four year colleges is $31,250.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Lamoni, IA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 74.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 13.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,237 (45.4% men and 54.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,237 students enrolled in Lamoni, IA, 45.4% men and 54.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 675 records, of which 66.2% were women and 33.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 30 degrees awarded
  2. 69 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Lamoni, IA was Elementary Education & Teaching with 30 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
459 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Graceland University-Lamoni with 459 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 114 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lamoni, IA, which is 0.33 times less than the 345 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 340 degrees mean that there were 11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 31 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($31,250) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($720) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,440) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lamoni, IA was $104,100 in 2022, which is 0.369 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $96,800 to $104,100, a 7.54% increase. The homeownership rate in Lamoni, IA is 54.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lamoni, IA have an average commute time of 11.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lamoni, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$104,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,801
$449
Median Property Taxes
±$87

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Rent vs Own

54.7%
Homeownership
2022
62%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.7% of the housing units in Lamoni, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.2%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$48,854
Median Household Income
± $7,807
821
Number of Households
± 132

In 2022, the median household income of the 821 households in Lamoni, IA grew to $48,854 from the previous year's value of $42,554.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lamoni, 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 (61.8%)
  2. Walked (15.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (11.9%)

In 2022, 61.8% of workers in Lamoni, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (15.9%) and those who worked at home (11.9%).

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Commute Time

11.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lamoni, IA have a shorter commute time (11.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.08% of the workforce in Lamoni, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

20.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lamoni, IA (360 out of 1.73k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 55 - 64.

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

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

97.2% of the population of Lamoni, IA has health coverage, with 47.9% on employee plans, 17.3% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 19.7% on non-group plans, and 1.07% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Decatur County, IA see 3935 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.253% decrease from the previous year (3945 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1110 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 388 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,935 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Decatur County, IA

Primary care physicians in Decatur County, IA see an average of 3,935 patients per year. This represents a 0.253% decrease from the previous year (3,945 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Decatur 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 25.5% under 18 years, 34.7% between 18 and 34 years, 23.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.2% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

2.84%
Uninsured
47.9%
Employer Coverage
17.3%
Medicaid
11.2%
Medicare
19.7%
Non-Group
1.07%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lamoni, IA declined by 16.7% from 3.41% to 2.84%.

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