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Based on the data from 2000 / 2016 when the population of Northwood, Iowa was 2,050 / 2,055

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Health care10.6%
(105)
2.3%
(12)
19.6%
(93)
Construction9.2%
(91)
15.1%
(78)
2.7%
(13)
Food and beverage stores6.2%
(61)
2.7%
(14)
9.9%
(47)
Metal and metal products5.3%
(53)
7.0%
(36)
3.6%
(17)
Educational services4.8%
(48)
3.1%
(16)
6.8%
(32)
Finance and insurance4.6%
(46)
4.4%
(23)
4.9%
(23)
Food4.0%
(40)
5.6%
(29)
2.3%
(11)
Social assistance3.4%
(34)
1.2%
(6)
5.9%
(28)
Wood products3.4%
(34)
4.4%
(23)
2.3%
(11)
Truck transportation3.3%
(33)
6.4%
(33)
0.0%
(0)
Public administration3.2%
(32)
2.3%
(12)
4.2%
(20)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting3.1%
(31)
5.2%
(27)
0.8%
(4)
Professional, scientific, and technical services3.0%
(30)
1.9%
(10)
4.2%
(20)
Miscellaneous manufacturing2.8%
(28)
3.7%
(19)
1.9%
(9)
Transportation equipment2.8%
(28)
1.4%
(7)
4.4%
(21)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation2.7%
(27)
3.5%
(18)
1.9%
(9)
Warehousing and storage2.2%
(22)
3.3%
(17)
1.1%
(5)
Accommodation and food services2.2%
(22)
0.6%
(3)
4.0%
(19)
Furniture and related product manufacturing2.1%
(21)
1.7%
(9)
2.5%
(12)
Machinery2.1%
(21)
2.3%
(12)
1.9%
(9)
Plastics and rubber products1.8%
(18)
1.5%
(8)
2.1%
(10)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers1.6%
(16)
1.5%
(8)
1.7%
(8)
Administrative and support and waste management services1.6%
(16)
3.1%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores1.4%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
3.0%
(14)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers1.3%
(13)
1.7%
(9)
0.8%
(4)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.2%
(12)
2.3%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
U. S. Postal service1.2%
(12)
2.3%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Personal and laundry services1.2%
(12)
0.8%
(4)
1.7%
(8)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores1.1%
(11)
1.2%
(6)
1.1%
(5)
Repair and maintenance0.8%
(8)
0.8%
(4)
0.8%
(4)
Retail florists0.7%
(7)
0.8%
(4)
0.6%
(3)
Computer and electronic products0.7%
(7)
0.6%
(3)
0.8%
(4)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.4%
(4)
0.8%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Apparel0.4%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
0.8%
(4)
Farm supplies merchant wholesalers0.4%
(4)
0.8%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Chemicals0.4%
(4)
0.8%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Other direct selling establishments0.4%
(4)
0.8%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Air transportation0.4%
(4)
0.8%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Real estate and rental and leasing0.4%
(4)
0.8%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.4%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
0.8%
(4)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.3%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
0.6%
(3)
Rail transportation0.3%
(3)
0.6%
(3)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Northwood

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 58.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 45.7%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 3.7%Females

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

7.3% (67)
Iowa:

4.6% (69,424)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Northwood:

6.7% (61)
Iowa:

3.9% (59,585)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

1.7% (16)
Iowa:

5.2% (78,733)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Northwood:

7.7% (70)
Iowa:

8.3% (124,633)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

10.7% (97)
Iowa:

11.5% (173,456)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Northwood:

18.5% (167)
Iowa:

15.5% (233,577)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

9.3% (84)
Iowa:

16.2% (245,075)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Northwood:

5.9% (53)
Iowa:

8.6% (129,858)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

0.9% (8)
Iowa:

3.6% (54,503)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

6.9% (62)
Iowa:

4.2% (62,855)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

1.7% (16)
Iowa:

2.2% (33,224)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

2.8% (25)
Iowa:

1.2% (18,262)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Northwood:

12.1% (109)
Iowa:

7.4% (111,083)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Northwood:

7.8% (71)
Iowa:

7.6% (114,406)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

4.0% (39)
Iowa:

3.2% (47,736)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Northwood:

8.6% (84)
Iowa:

2.9% (42,797)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

7.9% (77)
Iowa:

4.6% (68,195)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Northwood:

3.9% (38)
Iowa:

7.5% (110,529)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

9.6% (94)
Iowa:

11.2% (164,470)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Northwood:

15.9% (156)
Iowa:

14.2% (208,547)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

13.6% (133)
Iowa:

17.7% (260,172)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Northwood:

10.5% (103)
Iowa:

8.3% (121,843)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

3.0% (29)
Iowa:

3.6% (53,363)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

2.2% (22)
Iowa:

3.6% (53,533)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

1.6% (16)
Iowa:

1.7% (25,691)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Northwood:

1.0% (10)
Iowa:

0.9% (13,464)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Northwood:

6.5% (64)
Iowa:

8.0% (117,038)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Northwood:

8.1% (79)
Iowa:

7.7% (112,601)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    6.6% (36)
    Iowa:

    5.7% (45,426)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    10.4% (56)
    Iowa:

    4.9% (38,975)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    1.8% (10)
    Iowa:

    6.2% (49,744)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    9.9% (54)
    Iowa:

    10.4% (83,141)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    7.3% (40)
    Iowa:

    12.7% (101,273)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    18.1% (98)
    Iowa:

    14.9% (118,738)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    9.1% (49)
    Iowa:

    13.7% (109,582)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    3.0% (16)
    Iowa:

    8.0% (63,377)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    6.9% (37)
    Iowa:

    3.3% (26,465)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    3.2% (17)
    Iowa:

    0.9% (7,392)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    11.9% (64)
    Iowa:

    7.2% (57,079)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Northwood:

    10.9% (59)
    Iowa:

    7.5% (59,448)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    8.7% (32)
    Iowa:

    3.4% (23,998)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    1.0% (3)
    Iowa:

    2.9% (20,610)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    1.6% (6)
    Iowa:

    4.1% (28,989)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    4.5% (16)
    Iowa:

    5.8% (41,492)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    15.9% (58)
    Iowa:

    10.1% (72,183)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    19.0% (69)
    Iowa:

    16.1% (114,839)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    9.7% (36)
    Iowa:

    19.0% (135,493)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    9.9% (36)
    Iowa:

    9.3% (66,481)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    2.2% (8)
    Iowa:

    4.8% (33,929)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    6.5% (24)
    Iowa:

    5.1% (36,390)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    3.9% (14)
    Iowa:

    2.4% (17,323)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    1.7% (6)
    Iowa:

    1.5% (10,870)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    12.4% (45)
    Iowa:

    7.6% (54,004)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Northwood:

    3.1% (11)
    Iowa:

    7.7% (54,958)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 60.1%
Number of people working at home: 62 (6.5% of all workers)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Northwood:

42.9% (6)
Iowa:

60.2% (9,050)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Northwood:

77.6% (722)
Iowa:

81.8% (1,133,018)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Northwood:

57.1% (8)
Iowa:

22.4% (3,361)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Northwood:

12.8% (119)
Iowa:

11.2% (155,193)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Northwood:

4.6% (43)
Iowa:

3.5% (48,782)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Northwood:

4.9% (46)
Iowa:

3.5% (47,965)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%)

Working at home in 2016 - Northwood

Working at home in 2016 - Iowa

Less than 5 minutes:
Northwood:

19.4% (178)
Iowa:

6.8% (102,761)
5 to 9 minutes:
Northwood:

22.0% (202)
Iowa:

17.2% (259,751)
10 to 14 minutes:
Northwood:

13.9% (128)
Iowa:

18.6% (280,600)
15 to 19 minutes:
Northwood:

11.5% (106)
Iowa:

16.9% (255,116)
20 to 24 minutes:
Northwood:

7.7% (71)
Iowa:

14.1% (213,178)
25 to 29 minutes:
Northwood:

6.8% (62)
Iowa:

6.2% (93,995)
30 to 34 minutes:
Northwood:

7.9% (72)
Iowa:

8.8% (133,742)
35 to 39 minutes:
Northwood:

1.0% (9)
Iowa:

2.1% (32,307)
40 to 44 minutes:
Northwood:

0.1% (1)
Iowa:

2.0% (30,945)
45 to 59 minutes:
Northwood:

5.5% (51)
Iowa:

3.8% (57,171)
60 to 89 minutes:
Northwood:

2.8% (26)
Iowa:

2.1% (32,504)
90 or more minutes:
Northwood:

0.7% (6)
Iowa:

1.3% (20,247)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Northwood

Working at home in 2000 - Iowa

Less than 5 minutes:
Northwood:

17.7% (173)
Iowa:

6.8% (100,616)
5 to 9 minutes:
Northwood:

31.7% (311)
Iowa:

18.5% (271,589)
10 to 14 minutes:
Northwood:

5.6% (55)
Iowa:

19.3% (283,804)
15 to 19 minutes:
Northwood:

2.2% (22)
Iowa:

16.0% (234,745)
20 to 24 minutes:
Northwood:

11.9% (117)
Iowa:

12.5% (183,539)
25 to 29 minutes:
Northwood:

5.1% (50)
Iowa:

4.6% (67,775)
30 to 34 minutes:
Northwood:

9.9% (97)
Iowa:

7.6% (111,454)
35 to 39 minutes:
Northwood:

3.1% (30)
Iowa:

1.5% (22,220)
45 to 59 minutes:
Northwood:

4.4% (43)
Iowa:

3.4% (49,913)
60 to 89 minutes:
Northwood:

2.2% (22)
Iowa:

2.0% (28,703)
90 or more minutes:
Northwood:

2.4% (24)
Iowa:

1.4% (20,741)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    17.4% (99)
    Iowa:

    6.5% (51,829)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    22.8% (129)
    Iowa:

    16.4% (131,036)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    12.8% (72)
    Iowa:

    17.9% (143,168)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    11.0% (63)
    Iowa:

    16.9% (135,244)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    4.0% (23)
    Iowa:

    13.8% (110,215)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    8.4% (48)
    Iowa:

    6.1% (48,862)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    11.9% (68)
    Iowa:

    9.5% (76,458)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    1.5% (9)
    Iowa:

    2.2% (17,696)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    0.2% (1)
    Iowa:

    2.2% (17,263)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    3.4% (19)
    Iowa:

    4.2% (33,583)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    4.7% (27)
    Iowa:

    2.7% (21,693)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Northwood:

    0.7% (4)
    Iowa:

    1.8% (14,101)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Northwood:

    22.3% (79)
    Iowa:

    7.2% (50,932)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Northwood:

    20.7% (73)
    Iowa:

    18.1% (128,715)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Northwood:

    15.7% (55)
    Iowa:

    19.3% (137,432)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Northwood:

    12.4% (44)
    Iowa:

    16.9% (119,872)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Northwood:

    13.7% (48)
    Iowa:

    14.5% (102,963)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Northwood:

    4.1% (14)
    Iowa:

    6.3% (45,133)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Northwood:

    1.9% (7)
    Iowa:

    8.1% (57,284)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Northwood:

    9.1% (32)
    Iowa:

    3.3% (23,588)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Northwood:

    0.6% (2)
    Iowa:

    0.9% (6,146)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Northwood

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Iowa

Drove car alone:
Northwood:

85.9% (842)
Iowa:

81.1% (1,287,249)
Carpooled:
Northwood:

5.5% (54)
Iowa:

8.2% (130,598)
Bus or trolley bus:
Northwood:

0.9% (9)
Iowa:

1.1% (16,770)
Walked:
Northwood:

1.3% (13)
Iowa:

3.5% (55,108)
Other means:
Northwood:

0.5% (5)
Iowa:

0.9% (14,677)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Northwood

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Iowa

Drove car alone:
Northwood:

75.8% (743)
Iowa:

78.6% (1,155,008)
Carpooled:
Northwood:

12.2% (120)
Iowa:

10.8% (158,699)
Bus or trolley bus:
Northwood:

1.4% (14)
Iowa:

0.9% (13,917)
Bicycle:
Northwood:

1.1% (11)
Iowa:

0.4% (5,244)
Walked:
Northwood:

5.3% (52)
Iowa:

4.0% (58,088)
Other means:
Northwood:

0.4% (4)
Iowa:

0.5% (7,153)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Northwood (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Iowa (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Northwood:

    85.8% (522)
    Iowa:

    81.3% (681,293)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Northwood:

    5.9% (36)
    Iowa:

    8.0% (66,786)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Northwood:

    1.5% (9)
    Iowa:

    1.1% (8,915)
    Other means - Males:
    Northwood:

    0.7% (4)
    Iowa:

    1.2% (9,874)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Northwood (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2016Travel time to work - Iowa (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Northwood:

    86.5% (322)
    Iowa:

    80.9% (605,956)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Northwood:

    4.6% (17)
    Iowa:

    8.5% (63,812)
    Walked - Females:
    Northwood:

    3.7% (14)
    Iowa:

    3.6% (26,797)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2016 (%)

Drove alone:
Northwood:

91.5% (798)
Iowa:

90.9% (1,286,536)
In 2 person carpool:
Northwood:

7.5% (65)
Iowa:

7.0% (99,615)
In 4 person carpool:
Northwood:

1.2% (11)
Iowa:

0.5% (7,309)

Private vehicle occupancy in 2000 (%)

Drove alone:
Northwood:

86.1% (743)
Iowa:

87.9% (1,155,008)
In 2 person carpool:
Northwood:

9.6% (83)
Iowa:

9.8% (128,891)
In 3 person carpool:
Northwood:

3.8% (33)
Iowa:

1.4% (18,510)
In 4 person carpool:
Northwood:

0.5% (4)
Iowa:

0.5% (6,602)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Northwood:

67.2% (666)
Iowa:

66.6% (992,122)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Northwood:

4.5% (45)
Iowa:

3.0% (44,330)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Northwood:

6.4% (63)
Iowa:

8.2% (121,940)
Local government workers:
Northwood:

7.5% (74)
Iowa:

6.1% (90,430)
State government workers:
Northwood:

2.6% (26)
Iowa:

5.8% (85,726)
Federal government workers:
Northwood:

1.6% (16)
Iowa:

1.8% (27,176)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Northwood:

10.2% (101)
Iowa:

8.2% (121,579)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Northwood:

71.2% (368)
Iowa:

69.4% (541,460)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Northwood:

4.4% (23)
Iowa:

4.3% (33,311)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Northwood:

0.8% (4)
Iowa:

4.4% (34,485)
Local government workers - Males:
Northwood:

8.3% (43)
Iowa:

4.9% (37,971)
State government workers - Males:
Northwood:

1.4% (7)
Iowa:

4.5% (35,484)
Federal government workers - Males:
Northwood:

2.3% (12)
Iowa:

1.8% (14,242)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Northwood:

11.6% (60)
Iowa:

10.3% (80,293)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Northwood:

62.9% (298)
Iowa:

63.5% (450,662)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Northwood:

4.6% (22)
Iowa:

1.6% (11,019)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Northwood:

12.4% (59)
Iowa:

12.3% (87,455)
Local government workers - Females:
Northwood:

6.5% (31)
Iowa:

7.4% (52,459)
State government workers - Females:
Northwood:

4.0% (19)
Iowa:

7.1% (50,242)
Federal government workers - Females:
Northwood:

0.8% (4)
Iowa:

1.8% (12,934)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Northwood:

8.6% (41)
Iowa:

5.8% (41,286)
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