Who lives in the West Central Region?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 14,174 6.2%
5-9 years 14,867 6.5%
10-14 years 14,084 6.2%
15-17 years 8,632 3.8%
18-24 years 22,456 9.8%
25-34 years 26,342 11.5%
35-44 years 24,535 10.8%
45-54 years 26,691 11.7%
55-64 years 32,527 14.3%
65-74 years 23,482 10.3%
75-84 years 13,508 5.9%
85 years and older 6,853 3.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 114,014 50.0%
Female 114,137 50.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 212,402 93.1%
Of Color 15,749 6.9%
Black or African American 3,368 1.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 4,397 1.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1,590 0.7%
Other 1,330 0.6%
Two or more races 5,002 2.2%
Hispanic or Latino 6,989 3.1%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 213,977 100.0%
English only 204,985 95.8%
Language other than English 8,992 4.2%
Speaks English less than "very well" 3,072 1.4%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 225,646 100.0%
Population with a disability 31,989 14.2%
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Foreign-born residents 5,918 2.6%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 225,137 100.0%
Same residence 196,346 87.2%
Different residence in the U.S. 28,044 12.5%
Different residence outside the U.S. 747 0.3%

What's the West Central Region's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 93,501 100.0%
Less than $35,000 26,867 28.7%
$35,000-$49,999 12,389 13.3%
$50,000-$74,999 18,471 19.8%
$75,000-$99,999 13,929 14.9%
$100,000 or more 21,845 23.4%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $58,132 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 221,382 100.0%
Less than $35,000 26,867 28.7%
With income below poverty 23,021 10.4%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 17,812 8.0%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 19,502 8.8%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 161,047 72.7%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 26,933 12.2%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 58,740 26.5%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 21,327 9.6%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 18,821 8.5%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 15,783 7.1%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 15,165 6.9%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 23,644 10.7%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 16,375 7.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 225,646 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 12,303 5.5%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 121,808 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 28,307 23.2%
Occupied housing units 93,501 76.8%
Average household size 2.3
Owner-occupied 70,087 57.5%
Average household size 2.4
Renter-occupied 23,414 19.2%
Average household size 1.9
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 27,409 22.5%
1970-1999 46,141 37.9%
1940-1969 28,915 23.7%
1939 or earlier 19,343 15.9%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 93,501 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 61,293 65.6%
With children under 18 years 25,952 27.8%
Married-couple family households 51,248 54.8%
With children under 18 years 19,069 20.4%
Single-person family households 10,045 10.7%
With children under 18 years 6,883 7.4%
Nonfamily households 32,208 34.4%
Householder living alone 26,792 28.7%
65 years and over 11,806 12.6%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 26,121 27.9%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 29,427 31.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 40,857 43.7%
Moved in 2000-2009 25,850 27.6%
Moved in 1990-1999 12,865 13.8%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 13,929 14.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 91,007 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 23,776 26.1%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 69,789 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 13,361 19.1%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 21,218 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 10,415 49.1%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 21,585
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $684
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 5,390 5.8%
1 vehicle available 24,859 26.6%
2 vehicles available 37,625 40.2%
3 or more vehicles available 25,627 27.4%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 114,895 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 100,818 87.7%
Public transportation 940 0.8%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 13,137 11.4%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 107,132 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 26,759 25.0%
10-19 minutes 39,149 36.5%
20-29 minutes 19,066 17.8%
30 minutes or longer 22,158 20.7%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 153,938 100.0%
Less than high school 9,796 6.4%
High school diploma or GED 44,932 29.2%
Some college or associate’s degree 57,957 37.6%
Bachelor’s Degree 29,398 19.1%
Graduate or professional Degree 11,855 7.7%
High school graduate or higher 144,142 93.6%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 41,253 26.8%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 131,979 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 106,565 80.7%
Civilian labor force 109,781 100.0%
Unemployed 3,216 2.9%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 108,694 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 26,654 24.5%
Age 30 to 54 54,156 49.8%
Age 55 or older 27,884 25.7%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 28,884 26.6%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 35,242 32.4%
$40,000 or more per year 44,568 41.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 8,663 8.0%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 197 0.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 2,980 2.7%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 1,581 1.5%
Construction 6,378 5.9%
Educational services 11,311 10.4%
Finance and insurance 3,771 3.5%
Health care and social assistance 18,979 17.5%
Information 1,592 1.5%
Management of companies and enterprises 1,320 1.2%
Manufacturing 13,799 12.7%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 197 0.2%
Other services (excluding public administration) 3,776 3.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3,272 3.0%
Public administration 5,295 4.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing 1,032 0.9%
Retail trade 12,652 11.6%
Transportation and warehousing 3,096 2.8%
Utilities 766 0.7%
Wholesale trade 5,758 5.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 103,072 94.8%
Black or African American alone 1,747 1.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 1,511 1.4%
Asian alone 956 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 67 0.1%
Two or more race groups 1,341 1.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 6,671 6.1%
High school or equivalent, no college 24,502 22.5%
Some college or associate degree 31,771 29.2%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 19,096 17.6%