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First, thanks for stopping by. Below, you can get an instant life insurance quote and those that live in Polk County, Iowa are able to get life insurance at rates that are among the lowest in the country.
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Here's a tip: Many life insurance companies offer discounts at certain levels of life insurance. The discount levels usually are $100,000 - $250,000 and $1,000,000. $100,000 costs about the same as $50,000. If you are looking for $150,000, be sure to get a quote for $250,000. Likewise, if you want $750,000, look at $1,000,000. With the discount, the higher life insurance amount may be a better value.
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Some Polk County Facts and Figures
Polk County, Iowa has a population of 374,601. There are 181,739 men and 192,862 women. The median age is 34.4. The male median age is 33.2, and the median age for females is 35.5. There are 149,112 households with an average of 2.45 persons per household. The number of families total 96,601 and the average family size is 3.04 people.
71.2% of the population was born in Iowa and 22.4% residents were born in other U. S. states. The breakdown is 1.7% from the northeast; 13.4% from the midwest; 3.8% from the south and 3.5% from the west. There are 5.9% foreign-born residents. The remaining percentage are Americans, born of American parents, who at the time, were living outside the U.S.
There are 198,183 residents at work for pay. 96.9% work outside the home. 36.5% commute less than 15 minutes to work; 49.1% commute less than 30 minutes; 10.5% less than 45 minutes; 1.9% less than 60 minutes; and 2.0% commute more than 60 minutes. 3.1% work at home.
There are 243,458 residents over the age of 25, representing 127,721 females and 115,737 males. In the over age 25 category, 87.9% of the male and 88.8% of the female population have graduated from high school. 32.1% of the male and 27.6% of the female population hold a Bachelor's (4 year) degree. In addition to the previously listed degrees, 9.8% of the male and 7.7% of the female population hold a Masters, Doctorate or other professional degree.
All data taken from the 2000 US Census and the 2005 estimate.
|Iowa And USA Quick Facts
|Population, 2005 estimate||2,966,334||296,410,404|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005||1.4%||5.3%|
|Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000||5.4%||13.1%|
|Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2004||23.0%||25.0%|
|Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2004||14.7%||12.4%|
|Male, percent, 2004||49.2%||49.2%|
|Female, percent, 2004||50.8%||50.8%|
|Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct age 5+, 2000||56.9%||54.1%|
|High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000||86.1%||80.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000||21.2%||24.4%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000||18.5||25.5|
|Housing units, 2004||1,292,976||122,671,734|
|Homeownership rate, 2000||72.3%||66.2%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000||$82,500||$119,600|
|Persons per household, 2000||2.46||2.59|
|Median household income, 2003||$42,278||$43,318|
|Land area, 2000 (square miles)||55,869||3,537,438|
|Persons per square mile, 2000||52.4||79.6|