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Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area


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2022 population: 275,592   ( 17,652 from 2010)
Land area: 2008.8 square miles
Population density: 137.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:235,842 85.58% 0.9%
Black:15,8465.75% 83.0%
Indian:5650.21% 0.5%
Asian:6,6522.41% 62.0%
2+ races:6,9522.52% 48.8%
Hispanic:9,7353.53% 60.1%
Total non-White:39,75014.42% 64.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:6,864 12.4
Deaths:6,03110.9
Net Migration: -3,070-5.6
Net Immigration: 1,2292.2
Change in White population:2,147 0.8
Change in Non-White pop.:15,505 6.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
257,940
233,69590.60%
8,6583.36%
5620.22%
4,1051.59%
4,6731.81%
6,0792.36%
24,2459.40%

2000
237,230
222,75793.90%
5,2632.22%
4780.20%
2,7931.18%
2,6461.12%
3,0911.30%
14,4736.10%

1990
210,640
203,64896.68%
3,5131.67%
3470.16%
1,6610.79%
n/a
1,4710.70%
6,9923.32%

1980
213,825
207,97997.27%
3,0571.43%
3050.14%
7930.37%
n/a
1,5960.75%
5,8462.73%

1970
205,966
202,20698.17%
1,8770.91%
1880.09%
2360.11%
n/a
1,2650.61%
3,760 1.83%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
30,943 13.0
17,8527.5
4,2731.8
1,9290.8
10,938 4.6
9,772 4.1
1990's
NumberRate
31,291 14.9
17,2558.2
5,7702.7
1,3100.6
19,109 9.1
7,481 3.6
1980's
NumberRate
30,790 14.4
16,677 7.8
-16,852 -7.9
n/a
-4,331 -2.0
1,146 0.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-9,993 -4.9
n/a
5,773 2.8
2,086 1.0

Age, Family & Household Data for Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
39.0
62,471 22.7%
213,121 77.3%
47,258 17.1%
112,467
2.39
70,388 62.6%
54,859 77.9%
6,452 9.2%
42,079 37.4%

2010
NumberPercent
37.4
63,119 24.5%
194,821 75.5%
35,059 13.6%
104,617
2.40
67,059 64.1%
52,726 78.6%
6,535 9.7%
37,558 35.9%

2000
NumberPercent
35.8
60,102 25.3%
177,128 74.7%
30,584 12.9%
94,165
2.45
63,156 67.1%
52,413 83.0%
5,084 8.0%
31,009 32.9%

1990
NumberPercent
33.4
53,804 25.5%
156,836 74.5%
27,350 13.0%
80,630
2.54
56,540 70.1%
48,178 85.2%
4,022 7.1%
24,090 29.9%

1980
NumberPercent
29.6
62,463 29.2%
151,362 70.8%
23,317 10.9%
77,201
2.70
56,475 73.2%
49,488 87.6%
3,403 6.0%
20,726 26.8%

2022 Housing Data for Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units121,181 
Median Value$187,086 
Occupied112,46792.8%
Vacant8,7147.2%
Owned84,85975.5%
Rented27,60824.5%
Median Rent$854 
Single-Family Units90,73374.9%
    Detached84,92370.1%
    Attached5,8104.8%
Buldings with 5+ Units19,31615.9%
Mobile Homes4,3983.6%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003,6123.2%
$10,000 to $14,9993,3573.0%
$15,000 to $19,9993,5863.2%
$20,000 to $24,9994,2373.8%
$25,000 to $29,9993,8703.4%
$30,000 to $34,9994,6064.1%
$35,000 to $39,9994,3283.8%
$40,000 to $44,9994,1303.7%
$45,000 to $49,9994,4814.0%
$50,000 to $59,9998,3217.4%
$60,000 to $74,99911,26010.0%
$75,000 to $99,99917,14815.2%
$100,000 to $124,99912,05810.7%
$125,000 to $149,9998,4127.5%
$150,000 to $199,9999,9098.8%
$200,000 or more9,1528.1%
Median Household Income75,336 
Per Capita Income40,595 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.89 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4,0953.6%
Public Assistance1,7091.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps9,7458.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed131,83178.6%
Unemployed4,9332.9%
In Armed Forces610.0%
Total Labor Force136,82581.5%
Not in Labor Force30,99618.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 21.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector58,30845,65256.1%
Non-Profit3,2808,39028.1%
Self-Employed7,5214,46062.8%
Local Government3,5465,80637.9%
State Government1,9963,21038.3%
Federal Government1,02894452.1%
Total Private + Self65,82950,11256.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.9,85018,35034.9%
Total75,67968,46252.5%
Pct. Govt.11.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts24,02716.6%
Sales and Office Occupations31,36121.7%
Professional, Technical32,64122.6%
Service Occupations20,99714.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing6900.5%
All others35,48724.6%
White Collar 60.9%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing24,50620.2%
Health care and social assistance21,51317.7%
Retail trade16,18713.3%
Educational services12,44010.3%
Finance and insurance9,7098.0%
Construction9,4237.8%
Professional, scientific, technical8,4377.0%
Accommodation and food services7,9216.5%
Transportation and warehousing6,8585.7%
Other services5,0014.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.4,9304.1%
Public administration3,6013.0%
Wholesale trade3,2312.7%
Information2,6612.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,4972.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2,0021.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,7441.4%
Utilities1,4281.2%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction2980.2%
Management1260.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican6,5912.39%
Puerto Rican4520.16%
Cuban930.03%
Dominican840.03%
Total Central American7760.28%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan4820.17%
Honduran890.03%
Nicaraguan890.03%
Panamanian380.01%
Salvadoran780.03%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3800.14%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean280.01%
Colombian490.02%
Ecuadorian1410.05%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1170.04%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan450.02%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic7670.28%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian2,1620.78%
Chinese5660.21%
Vietnamese5140.19%
Filipino3240.12%
Laotian2540.09%
Korean2450.09%
Burmese2330.08%
Thai1230.04%
Japanese640.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English244,26094.2%
Spanish4,7471.8%
Other Indo-European2,3500.9%
Other Asian1,8590.7%
French, Haitian, Cajun1,5070.6%
Other1,3070.5%
Arabic1,2800.5%
German, other Germanic6780.3%
Vietnamese5050.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German87,96431.9%
Irish38,25613.9%
English26,8149.7%
Czech12,8864.7%
Norwegian11,4664.2%
American10,7483.9%
Swedish6,2182.3%
European5,3571.9%
Dutch5,2821.9%
French5,1711.9%
Scottish5,1121.9%
Italian4,6901.7%
Polish3,0861.1%
Danish2,4800.9%
Scotch-Irish2,0420.7%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen269,58697.8%
Not a citizen6,1072.2%
Native263,73895.7%
Foreign-born11,9554.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,632 1.4%7,024 3.7%52,871 28.0%64,737 34.3%42,200 22.4%19,250 10.2%
  Average years of education: 13.8
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,632 1.4%
9-12 Years 7,024 3.7%
H.S. Grad or GED 52,871 28.0%
Some College 64,737 34.3%
Bach. Degree 42,200 22.4%
Grad Degree 19,250 10.2%
Average years of education: 13.8

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 235,680 222,508 13,172 5.6%
1991 234,392 222,682 11,710 5.0%
1992 243,844 233,560 10,284 4.2%
1993 251,012 241,830 9,182 3.7%
1994 256,002 247,790 8,212 3.2%
1995 261,594 253,636 7,958 3.0%
1996 264,890 256,944 7,946 3.0%
1997 264,590 257,640 6,950 2.6%
1998 267,658 262,008 5,650 2.1%
1999 271,472 265,924 5,548 2.0%
2000 270,578 264,246 6,332 2.3%
2001 273,652 264,944 8,708 3.2%
2002 279,374 266,920 12,454 4.5%
2003 273,574 260,414 13,160 4.8%
2004 272,146 259,312 12,834 4.7%
2005 275,996 263,882 12,114 4.4%
2006 282,358 272,006 10,352 3.7%
2007 286,030 275,350 10,680 3.7%
2008 292,862 280,970 11,892 4.1%
2009 295,602 277,382 18,220 6.2%
2010 290,372 272,562 17,810 6.1%
2011 290,096 273,264 16,832 5.8%
2012 287,840 272,726 15,114 5.3%
2013 288,634 274,092 14,542 5.0%
2014 291,320 278,386 12,934 4.4%
2015 289,492 278,522 10,970 3.8%
2016 287,646 277,080 10,566 3.7%
2017 286,198 276,618 9,580 3.3%
2018 290,276 281,974 8,302 2.9%
2019 297,058 288,272 8,786 3.0%
2020 284,060 266,482 17,578 6.2%
2021 287,200 274,554 12,646 4.4%
2022 290,316 281,440 8,876 3.1%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com