Bettendorf, IA

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2022 Population
38,997
0.947% 1-year growth
US Senator
Chuck Grassley
Republican Party
US Senator
Joni Ernst
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.2
0.771% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.35%
2.17% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$100,570
12.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$273,600
12% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bettendorf, IA had a population of 39k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $100,570. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bettendorf, IA grew from 38,631 to 38,997, a 0.947% increase and its median household income grew from $89,375 to $100,570, a 12.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bettendorf, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.78%), White (Hispanic) (2.47%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.93%).

None of the households in Bettendorf, 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.

97.6% of the residents in Bettendorf, IA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bettendorf, IA are Ross College-Davenport (36 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Bettendorf, IA was $273,600, and the homeownership rate was 75.8%.

Most people in Bettendorf, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Bettendorf, IA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bettendorf, IA is home to a population of 39k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.31% of Bettendorf, IA residents were born outside of the country (2.46k people).

In 2022, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.2k people) in Bettendorf, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.61k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
97.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of Bettendorf, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bettendorf, IA was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bettendorf, IA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    32.2k ± 712
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.61k ± 408
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.47k ± 349
5.02%
Hispanic Population
1.96k people

In 2022, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.2k people) in Bettendorf, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.61k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.02% of the people in Bettendorf, IA are hispanic (1.96k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

6.31%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.46k people
6.16%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.38k people

As of 2022, 6.31% of Bettendorf, IA residents (2.46k 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 Bettendorf, IA was 6.16%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    819 ± 168
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    485 ± 146
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    370 ± 158

Bettendorf, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bettendorf, IA employs 19.7k people. The largest industries in Bettendorf, IA are Manufacturing (3,368 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,822 people), and Retail Trade (2,175 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($132,972), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($117,237), and Manufacturing ($101,852).

Occupations

19.7k
2022 Value
± 1,041
2.02%
1 Year growth
± 7.24%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bettendorf, IA grew at a rate of 2.02%, from 19.3k employees to 19.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bettendorf, IA, are Management Occupations (3,154 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,797 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,691 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bettendorf, IA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

19.7k
2022 Value
± 1,041
2.02%
1 Year growth
± 7.24%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bettendorf, IA grew at a rate of 2.02%, from 19.3k employees to 19.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bettendorf, IA, are Manufacturing (3,368 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,822 people), and Retail Trade (2,175 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bettendorf, IA, though some of these residents may live in Bettendorf, 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

$75,639
Median earning men ± $6,142
$47,015
Median earning women ± $3,055

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($104,683), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($103,575), and Wholesale Trade ($96,049).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($94,324), Construction ($78,098), and Manufacturing ($72,992).

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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.

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

In 2022, universities in Bettendorf, IA awarded 36 degrees. The student population of Bettendorf, IA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 28 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bettendorf, IA are White (20 and 55.6%), followed by Black or African American (9 and 25%), Unknown (6 and 16.7%), and Asian (1 and 2.78%).

The largest universities in Bettendorf, IA by number of degrees awarded are Ross College-Davenport (36 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Bettendorf, IA are Medical Assistant (25 and 69.4%), Occupational Therapist Assistant (11 and 30.6%), and Medical Insurance Specialist (0 and 0%).

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.

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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 Bettendorf, IA was $273,600 in 2022, which is 0.971 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $244,300 to $273,600, a 12% increase. The homeownership rate in Bettendorf, IA is 75.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bettendorf, IA have an average commute time of 19.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bettendorf, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bettendorf, IA is $100,570. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Bettendorf, IA was Census Tract 137.06 with a value of $136,074, followed by Census Tract 137.03 and Census Tract 137.02, with respective values of $114,837 and $114,309.

Property

$273,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,544
$11,838
Median Property Taxes
±$637

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 Bettendorf, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

75.8%
Homeownership
2022
67.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.8% of the housing units in Bettendorf, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 137.06
  2. Census Tract 137.03
  3. Census Tract 137.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bettendorf, IA was Census Tract 137.06 with a value of $136,074, followed by Census Tract 137.03 and Census Tract 137.02, with respective values of $114,837 and $114,309.

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

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Household Income

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$100,570
Median Household Income
± $7,533
15.6k
Number of Households
± 929

In 2022, the median household income of the 15.6k households in Bettendorf, IA grew to $100,570 from the previous year's value of $89,375.

The following chart displays the households in Bettendorf, 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bettendorf, 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 (86%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.63%)
  3. Carpooled (4.66%)

In 2022, 86% of workers in Bettendorf, IA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.63%) and those who carpooled to work (4.66%).

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Commute Time

19.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bettendorf, IA have a shorter commute time (19.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.24% of the workforce in Bettendorf, 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 Bettendorf, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bettendorf, IA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.35% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bettendorf, IA (2.85k out of 38.7k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bettendorf, IA is White, followed by Two Or More 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

97.1% of the population of Bettendorf, IA has health coverage, with 62.5% on employee plans, 9.85% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 0.923% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Scott County, IA see 1048 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.07% decrease from the previous year (1104 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1264 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 685 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,048 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Scott County, IA

Primary care physicians in Scott County, IA see an average of 1,048 patients per year. This represents a 5.07% decrease from the previous year (1,104 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Scott 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 27.3% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.91%
Uninsured
62.5%
Employer Coverage
9.85%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
0.923%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bettendorf, IA grew by 2.64% from 2.83% to 2.91%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bettendorf, IA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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