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Iowa: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 2,926,324
  • Males: 1,434,419
  • Females: 1,491,905

Top 6 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (2,578,470)
  2. Spanish (79,480)
  3. German (17,145)
  4. French (7,263)
  5. Vietnamese (5,880)
  6. Serbocroatian (5,485)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (558,092)
  2. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (268,543)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (248,211)
  4. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (120,075)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (69,974)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 774,165
  • Sensory: 81,026
  • Physical: 200,836
  • Mental: 114,075
  • Self-care: 55,437
  • Go outside home: 138,063
  • Employment: 170,499

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 13,073

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 1,149,276
  • Utility gas: 773,247
  • Bottled or LP gas: 180,140
  • Electricity: 147,318
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 25,860
  • Coal or Coke: 70
  • Wood: 13,243
  • Solar Energy: 238
  • Other fuel: 6,002
  • No fuel used: 3,158

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 2,259,166
  • No vehicle: 141,247
  • 1 or more vehicle: 2,117,919

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 10,358
  • No High School: 95,066
  • Some High School: 158,012
  • High School: 683,942
  • Some College: 405,748
  • Associate's Degree: 140,640
  • College Degree: 278,350
  • Master's Degree: 77,924
  • Professional Degree: 31,363
  • Doctoral Degree: 14,453

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 1,149,276
  • Owners with phone: 824,174
  • Owners without phone: 7,253
  • Renters with phone: 305,365
  • Renters without phone: 12,484
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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