The typical Iowan is taxed at a rate of 1.29% for property, a maximum of 8.98% for income and up to 6.00% for sales. Compared to the national averages Iowa earns a score of poor 👎 for property taxes, poor 👎 for income taxes and average for combined local and state sales tax. Quick links to regions of Iowa with predicted increasing and decreasing valuations.
Review the Geographical, Political and Spiritual Attributes of Iowa
Iowa has approximately 3,130,869 residents. A common term for people in Iowa is "Iowegian". Within this population there are around 39,076 births and 28,310 deaths per year. Approximately 84.9% of this population speaks English exclusively. Conversely, 0.4% of this population has no verbal English skill. On average, real estate listings in Iowa are on the market for 72 days. The Market Health Index for Iowa is 4.71. Dallas is the wealthiest of all counties in Iowa. The least wealthy of all counties in Iowa is Decatur.
Daily state facts: Iowa's entire eastern border is demarkated by the Mississippi river. The first bridge across this river connected Davenport, Iowa to the rest of the country.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Iowa employment in February 2023 was 1,721,234, unemployment was 50,078 or 2.9% of total jobs.