May 22, 2022

Election 2016: U.S. Census Releases Roundup of Demographic and Economic Data About Iowa’s Electorate

From the U.S. Census:

In advance of the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1, the Census Bureau presents a variety of statistics that give an overall profile of each state’s voting-age population and industries.

Statistics include:

· Voting-age population and estimate of eligible voters (i.e., citizens age 18 and older).

· Breakdown of voting-age population by race and Hispanic origin (Hispanic origin and race alone) (race alone or in combination).

· Selected economic characteristics, including median household income and poverty.

· Selected social characteristics, including educational attainment.

· County Business Patterns (providing information on employment by specific industries).

· Statistics on voting and registration.

cb16-tps09_graphic_voting_iowaNote: A PDF version of the graphic is also available.

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