Key Contact for Iowa
Iowa State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Iowa Nonmetro Population
Iowa Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Iowa
6.8% of Iowa residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for Iowans in 2020 was $53,478, with the rural per capita at $50,626. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Iowa is 10.3%, compared with 10.2% in urban areas of the state. 8.2% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 6.5% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Iowa is at 4.1% while in urban Iowa it is at 4.3% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
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Last Reviewed: 8/16/2022