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Based on the data from 2000 / 2013 when the population of Ottumwa, Iowa was 24,998 / 24,961

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Health care12.0%
(1,301)
4.1%
(231)
20.8%
(1,070)
Food11.4%
(1,233)
13.5%
(767)
9.1%
(466)
Educational services8.1%
(882)
4.9%
(279)
11.7%
(603)
Accommodation and food services7.0%
(763)
6.9%
(394)
7.2%
(369)
Construction6.0%
(650)
10.8%
(615)
0.7%
(35)
Public administration4.2%
(459)
4.8%
(276)
3.6%
(183)
Food and beverage stores4.0%
(435)
3.0%
(173)
5.1%
(262)
Social assistance3.6%
(387)
1.5%
(88)
5.8%
(299)
Department and other general merchandise stores3.2%
(346)
2.1%
(117)
4.5%
(229)
Machinery3.1%
(340)
5.0%
(287)
1.0%
(53)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.0%
(326)
3.0%
(169)
3.1%
(157)
Metal and metal products2.8%
(305)
4.8%
(275)
0.6%
(30)
Finance and insurance2.3%
(254)
1.2%
(70)
3.6%
(184)
Professional, scientific, and technical services1.9%
(201)
1.7%
(97)
2.0%
(104)
Personal and laundry services1.5%
(163)
0.9%
(52)
2.2%
(111)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.3%
(137)
1.2%
(68)
1.3%
(69)
Truck transportation1.2%
(132)
1.9%
(111)
0.4%
(21)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.1%
(123)
1.2%
(71)
1.0%
(52)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.1%
(122)
1.7%
(98)
0.5%
(24)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1.1%
(115)
1.5%
(88)
0.5%
(27)
Repair and maintenance1.0%
(113)
1.7%
(95)
0.4%
(18)
Utilities1.0%
(110)
1.7%
(98)
0.2%
(12)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers1.0%
(109)
1.2%
(68)
0.8%
(41)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries0.9%
(100)
0.7%
(39)
1.2%
(61)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.9%
(96)
1.2%
(66)
0.6%
(30)
Beverage and tobacco products0.8%
(91)
1.4%
(79)
0.2%
(12)
Plastics and rubber products0.8%
(86)
1.2%
(71)
0.3%
(15)
U. S. Postal service0.7%
(80)
1.3%
(73)
0.1%
(7)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation0.7%
(74)
0.7%
(38)
0.7%
(36)
Transportation equipment0.6%
(70)
0.9%
(49)
0.4%
(21)
Gasoline stations0.6%
(70)
0.5%
(30)
0.8%
(40)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.6%
(64)
0.4%
(23)
0.8%
(41)
Other direct selling establishments0.6%
(62)
0.1%
(7)
1.1%
(55)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.6%
(60)
0.5%
(31)
0.6%
(29)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.5%
(55)
0.7%
(40)
0.3%
(15)
Private households0.5%
(49)
0.1%
(5)
0.9%
(44)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.4%
(48)
0.7%
(42)
0.1%
(6)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.4%
(45)
0.7%
(38)
0.1%
(7)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.4%
(42)
0.3%
(17)
0.5%
(25)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.4%
(40)
0.4%
(21)
0.4%
(19)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.3%
(36)
0.2%
(13)
0.4%
(23)
Rail transportation0.3%
(34)
0.6%
(34)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.3%
(32)
0.4%
(20)
0.2%
(12)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.3%
(32)
0.5%
(26)
0.1%
(6)
Wood products0.3%
(31)
0.4%
(25)
0.1%
(6)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.3%
(30)
0.3%
(15)
0.3%
(15)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.3%
(28)
0.3%
(19)
0.2%
(9)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.2%
(26)
0.5%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.2%
(26)
0.4%
(21)
0.1%
(5)
Book stores and news dealers0.2%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(26)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(26)
0.5%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.2%
(25)
0.2%
(11)
0.3%
(14)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores0.2%
(24)
0.1%
(6)
0.4%
(18)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(23)
0.3%
(19)
0.1%
(4)
Music stores0.2%
(23)
0.1%
(4)
0.4%
(19)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(23)
0.3%
(19)
0.1%
(4)
Printing and related support activities0.2%
(22)
0.2%
(12)
0.2%
(10)
Computer and electronic products0.2%
(20)
0.1%
(6)
0.3%
(14)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(20)
0.1%
(7)
0.3%
(13)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.2%
(19)
0.3%
(19)
0.0%
(0)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.2%
(19)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(19)
Warehousing and storage0.2%
(17)
0.3%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
Chemicals0.2%
(17)
0.3%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.1%
(14)
0.2%
(9)
0.1%
(5)
Paper0.1%
(13)
0.1%
(5)
0.2%
(8)
Retail florists0.1%
(13)
0.1%
(8)
0.1%
(5)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.1%
(13)
0.2%
(10)
0.1%
(3)
Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers0.1%
(11)
0.1%
(5)
0.1%
(6)
Vending machine operators0.1%
(11)
0.2%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(9)
0.2%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.1%
(8)
0.1%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Petroleum and coal products0.1%
(6)
0.1%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Textile mills and textile products0.1%
(6)
0.1%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Fuel dealers0.1%
(6)
0.1%
(6)
0.0%
(0)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other production occupations, including supervisors5.6%
(604)
6.3%
(361)
4.7%
(243)
Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors4.8%
(517)
4.8%
(275)
4.7%
(242)
Laborers and material movers, hand4.3%
(467)
5.3%
(300)
3.3%
(167)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations4.2%
(456)
5.5%
(311)
2.8%
(145)
Food processing workers4.1%
(447)
5.7%
(327)
2.3%
(120)
Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers3.7%
(403)
3.8%
(214)
3.7%
(189)
Metal workers and plastic workers3.2%
(352)
5.9%
(336)
0.3%
(16)
Retail sales workers, except cashiers3.0%
(325)
2.7%
(156)
3.3%
(169)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides3.0%
(322)
0.6%
(35)
5.6%
(287)
Cooks and food preparation workers2.9%
(310)
2.7%
(152)
3.1%
(158)
Cashiers2.7%
(297)
1.1%
(64)
4.5%
(233)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers2.7%
(297)
4.7%
(269)
0.5%
(28)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors2.5%
(269)
4.7%
(269)
0.0%
(0)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers2.5%
(268)
2.4%
(135)
2.6%
(133)
Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school2.3%
(246)
0.7%
(42)
4.0%
(204)
Secretaries and administrative assistants2.2%
(235)
0.0%
(0)
4.6%
(235)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists1.7%
(187)
0.8%
(46)
2.7%
(141)
Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors1.7%
(183)
0.8%
(43)
2.7%
(140)
Registered nurses1.6%
(168)
0.1%
(5)
3.2%
(163)
Child care workers1.5%
(160)
0.1%
(4)
3.0%
(156)
Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives1.4%
(155)
0.3%
(18)
2.7%
(137)
Health technologists and technicians1.4%
(151)
0.4%
(23)
2.5%
(128)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing1.4%
(147)
2.1%
(117)
0.6%
(30)
Other material moving workers, except laborers1.3%
(143)
2.1%
(120)
0.4%
(23)
Assemblers and fabricators1.3%
(137)
1.9%
(109)
0.5%
(28)
Postsecondary teachers1.3%
(137)
1.3%
(75)
1.2%
(62)
Waiters and waitresses1.2%
(135)
0.0%
(0)
2.6%
(135)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers1.2%
(131)
0.4%
(20)
2.2%
(111)
Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses1.1%
(124)
1.1%
(62)
1.2%
(62)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.1%
(117)
0.2%
(14)
2.0%
(103)
Construction laborers1.1%
(116)
2.0%
(116)
0.0%
(0)
Carpenters1.0%
(111)
1.8%
(105)
0.1%
(6)
Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers1.0%
(103)
1.7%
(98)
0.1%
(5)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers0.9%
(99)
1.6%
(93)
0.1%
(6)
Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors0.9%
(96)
1.1%
(64)
0.6%
(32)
Other healthcare support occupations0.8%
(91)
0.1%
(8)
1.6%
(83)
Law enforcement workers, including supervisors0.8%
(91)
1.3%
(76)
0.3%
(15)
Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks0.8%
(88)
0.1%
(7)
1.6%
(81)
Teachers, secondary school0.8%
(84)
0.7%
(40)
0.9%
(44)
Customer service representatives0.7%
(80)
0.4%
(22)
1.1%
(58)
Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations0.7%
(77)
0.0%
(0)
1.5%
(77)
Personal appearance workers0.7%
(74)
0.2%
(13)
1.2%
(61)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.7%
(72)
1.3%
(72)
0.0%
(0)
Top executives0.6%
(70)
0.9%
(54)
0.3%
(16)
Accountants and auditors0.6%
(69)
0.6%
(35)
0.7%
(34)
Art and design workers0.6%
(69)
0.3%
(18)
1.0%
(51)
Other construction workers and helpers0.6%
(65)
1.1%
(65)
0.0%
(0)
Media and communications workers0.6%
(64)
0.1%
(7)
1.1%
(57)
Legal support workers0.6%
(61)
0.1%
(5)
1.1%
(56)
Religious workers0.6%
(60)
0.9%
(53)
0.1%
(7)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers0.5%
(59)
0.9%
(49)
0.2%
(10)
Lawyers0.5%
(58)
1.0%
(58)
0.0%
(0)
Agricultural workers, including supervisors0.5%
(56)
0.6%
(36)
0.4%
(20)
Operations specialties managers, except financial managers0.5%
(55)
0.7%
(42)
0.3%
(13)
Other protective service workers, including supervisors0.5%
(54)
0.5%
(29)
0.5%
(25)
Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors0.5%
(53)
0.9%
(53)
0.0%
(0)
Computer specialists0.5%
(51)
0.2%
(14)
0.7%
(37)
Painters and paperhangers0.5%
(49)
0.7%
(42)
0.1%
(7)
Electricians0.4%
(48)
0.8%
(48)
0.0%
(0)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.4%
(47)
0.6%
(37)
0.2%
(10)
Life and physical scientists0.4%
(44)
0.5%
(27)
0.3%
(17)
Other financial specialists0.4%
(44)
0.2%
(13)
0.6%
(31)
Engineers0.4%
(43)
0.7%
(38)
0.1%
(5)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers0.4%
(42)
0.7%
(42)
0.0%
(0)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.4%
(42)
0.4%
(22)
0.4%
(20)
Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers0.4%
(42)
0.6%
(33)
0.2%
(9)
Therapists0.4%
(41)
0.2%
(12)
0.6%
(29)
Financial managers0.4%
(40)
0.3%
(15)
0.5%
(25)
Physicians and surgeons0.4%
(40)
0.5%
(29)
0.2%
(11)
Farmers and farm managers0.3%
(35)
0.6%
(35)
0.0%
(0)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.3%
(35)
0.2%
(10)
0.5%
(25)
Bus drivers0.3%
(29)
0.4%
(22)
0.1%
(7)
Other transportation occupations0.3%
(29)
0.3%
(18)
0.2%
(11)
Plant and system operators0.2%
(27)
0.3%
(19)
0.2%
(8)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers0.2%
(26)
0.3%
(15)
0.2%
(11)
Printing workers0.1%
(14)
0.1%
(5)
0.2%
(9)
Motor vehicle operators, except bus and truck drivers0.1%
(13)
0.1%
(8)
0.1%
(5)
Teachers, special education0.1%
(12)
0.1%
(5)
0.1%
(7)
Woodworkers0.1%
(11)
0.2%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.1%
(8)
0.1%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Social scientists and related workers0.1%
(8)
0.1%
(8)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Ottumwa

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2013
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • 11.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 21.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 19.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 30.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 47.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 17.7%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 43.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 21.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 15.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 9.4%Females
Unemployment in 2013:
Ottumwa:

6.0%
Iowa:

3.3%
Unemployment in 2012:
Ottumwa:

7.2%
Iowa:

5.0%
Unemployment in 2011:
Ottumwa:

7.1%
Iowa:

5.6%
Unemployment in 2010:
Ottumwa:

7.8%
Iowa:

6.0%
Unemployment in 2009:
Ottumwa:

9.0%
Iowa:

6.4%
Unemployment in 2008:
Ottumwa:

5.2%
Iowa:

4.2%
Unemployment in 2007:
Ottumwa:

4.2%
Iowa:

3.7%
Unemployment in 2006:
Ottumwa:

4.5%
Iowa:

3.7%
Unemployment in 2005:
Ottumwa:

5.4%
Iowa:

4.3%
Unemployment in 2004:
Ottumwa:

6.5%
Iowa:

4.5%
Unemployment in 2003:
Ottumwa:

6.5%
Iowa:

4.5%
Unemployment in 2002:
Ottumwa:

6.4%
Iowa:

4.0%
Unemployment in 2001:
Ottumwa:

5.4%
Iowa:

3.3%
Unemployment in 2000:
Ottumwa:

4.1%
Iowa:

2.6%
Unemployment in 1999:
Ottumwa:

4.5%
Iowa:

2.6%
Unemployment in 1998:
Ottumwa:

4.5%
Iowa:

2.7%
Unemployment in 1997:
Ottumwa:

7.1%
Iowa:

3.1%
Unemployment in 1996:
Ottumwa:

5.7%
Iowa:

3.5%
Unemployment in 1995:
Ottumwa:

5.7%
Iowa:

3.4%
Unemployment in 1994:
Ottumwa:

5.6%
Iowa:

3.5%
Unemployment in 1993:
Ottumwa:

6.6%
Iowa:

4.0%
Unemployment in 1992:
Ottumwa:

7.6%
Iowa:

4.5%
Unemployment in 1991:
Ottumwa:

8.6%
Iowa:

4.7%
Unemployment in 1990:
Ottumwa:

7.0%
Iowa:

4.4%

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%)

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

10.6% (1,086)
Iowa:

4.3% (64,261)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Ottumwa:

3.8% (386)
Iowa:

3.6% (53,896)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Ottumwa:

3.3% (337)
Iowa:

5.4% (80,476)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Ottumwa:

7.9% (813)
Iowa:

8.5% (126,514)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Ottumwa:

9.5% (977)
Iowa:

11.4% (169,522)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Ottumwa:

9.0% (922)
Iowa:

15.5% (230,260)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Ottumwa:

12.3% (1,268)
Iowa:

15.7% (233,260)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Ottumwa:

8.2% (841)
Iowa:

8.3% (123,124)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Ottumwa:

5.9% (603)
Iowa:

3.9% (57,429)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Ottumwa:

3.2% (333)
Iowa:

4.1% (61,444)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Ottumwa:

3.8% (386)
Iowa:

2.4% (34,933)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Ottumwa:

1.7% (172)
Iowa:

1.1% (16,785)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Ottumwa:

13.2% (1,359)
Iowa:

8.0% (118,811)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Ottumwa:

7.8% (801)
Iowa:

7.6% (112,392)

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

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

4.5% (484)
Iowa:

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

5.4% (581)
Iowa:

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

6.6% (706)
Iowa:

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

6.7% (717)
Iowa:

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

8.9% (950)
Iowa:

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

9.0% (962)
Iowa:

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

16.5% (1,763)
Iowa:

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

8.1% (866)
Iowa:

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

3.3% (352)
Iowa:

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

3.8% (404)
Iowa:

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

1.5% (158)
Iowa:

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

1.7% (180)
Iowa:

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

12.8% (1,367)
Iowa:

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

8.7% (931)
Iowa:

7.7% (112,601)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Males

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

    12.2% (674)
    Iowa:

    5.5% (42,393)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    5.0% (280)
    Iowa:

    4.7% (36,333)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    2.9% (164)
    Iowa:

    6.4% (49,991)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    9.8% (544)
    Iowa:

    10.4% (80,387)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    10.6% (588)
    Iowa:

    13.1% (101,826)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    7.3% (404)
    Iowa:

    15.1% (117,534)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    6.6% (369)
    Iowa:

    12.9% (99,746)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    8.9% (491)
    Iowa:

    7.3% (56,914)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    7.4% (410)
    Iowa:

    2.7% (21,251)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    1.5% (82)
    Iowa:

    3.6% (27,610)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    3.7% (205)
    Iowa:

    2.0% (15,191)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    1.5% (82)
    Iowa:

    1.0% (7,490)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    13.7% (759)
    Iowa:

    7.8% (60,602)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    8.6% (479)
    Iowa:

    7.6% (58,887)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2013 (%) - Females

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

    8.7% (414)
    Iowa:

    3.1% (21,868)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    2.2% (106)
    Iowa:

    2.5% (17,563)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    3.6% (171)
    Iowa:

    4.3% (30,485)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    5.7% (268)
    Iowa:

    6.5% (46,127)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    8.2% (390)
    Iowa:

    9.6% (67,696)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    10.9% (518)
    Iowa:

    15.9% (112,726)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    19.0% (901)
    Iowa:

    18.9% (133,514)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    7.4% (350)
    Iowa:

    9.4% (66,210)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    3.7% (175)
    Iowa:

    5.1% (36,178)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    5.3% (250)
    Iowa:

    4.8% (33,834)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    3.8% (182)
    Iowa:

    2.8% (19,742)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    1.9% (90)
    Iowa:

    1.3% (9,295)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    12.7% (602)
    Iowa:

    8.2% (58,209)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    6.8% (322)
    Iowa:

    7.6% (53,505)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.4%
Number of people working at home: 247 (2.3% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,545 (+14.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,645 (81.0%)

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

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Ottumwa:

51.0% (74)
Iowa:

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

84.9% (8,721)
Iowa:

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

21.4% (31)
Iowa:

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

7.4% (759)
Iowa:

11.2% (155,193)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Ottumwa:

11.7% (17)
Iowa:

7.5% (1,131)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Ottumwa:

3.3% (344)
Iowa:

3.5% (48,782)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Ottumwa:

15.9% (23)
Iowa:

9.8% (1,479)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Ottumwa:

4.4% (452)
Iowa:

3.5% (47,965)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2013 (%)

Working at home in 2013 - Ottumwa

Working at home in 2013 - Iowa

Less than 5 minutes:
Ottumwa:

4.6% (658)
Iowa:

7.0% (104,672)
5 to 9 minutes:
Ottumwa:

20.2% (2,853)
Iowa:

17.6% (262,175)
10 to 14 minutes:
Ottumwa:

24.4% (3,456)
Iowa:

18.5% (275,090)
15 to 19 minutes:
Ottumwa:

14.1% (1,995)
Iowa:

16.9% (251,369)
20 to 24 minutes:
Ottumwa:

10.2% (1,438)
Iowa:

13.3% (197,853)
25 to 29 minutes:
Ottumwa:

4.9% (696)
Iowa:

5.9% (88,004)
30 to 34 minutes:
Ottumwa:

8.1% (1,154)
Iowa:

9.0% (134,080)
35 to 39 minutes:
Ottumwa:

1.7% (241)
Iowa:

2.1% (30,631)
40 to 44 minutes:
Ottumwa:

2.2% (307)
Iowa:

2.0% (29,684)
45 to 59 minutes:
Ottumwa:

4.7% (671)
Iowa:

4.0% (59,271)
60 to 89 minutes:
Ottumwa:

3.4% (487)
Iowa:

2.2% (32,847)
90 or more minutes:
Ottumwa:

1.2% (177)
Iowa:

1.3% (19,764)

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

Working at home in 2000 - Ottumwa

Working at home in 2000 - Iowa

Less than 5 minutes:
Ottumwa:

5.6% (598)
Iowa:

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

28.2% (3,011)
Iowa:

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

28.4% (3,034)
Iowa:

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

12.7% (1,356)
Iowa:

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

5.4% (575)
Iowa:

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

2.1% (221)
Iowa:

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

5.1% (546)
Iowa:

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

0.8% (85)
Iowa:

1.5% (22,220)
40 to 44 minutes:
Ottumwa:

1.5% (159)
Iowa:

1.7% (24,880)
45 to 59 minutes:
Ottumwa:

3.4% (361)
Iowa:

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

2.5% (262)
Iowa:

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

2.0% (213)
Iowa:

1.4% (20,741)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2013 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    5.1% (352)
    Iowa:

    6.8% (52,869)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    18.4% (1,262)
    Iowa:

    16.7% (129,894)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    26.0% (1,778)
    Iowa:

    18.4% (143,325)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    11.3% (777)
    Iowa:

    16.5% (128,208)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    11.3% (774)
    Iowa:

    13.0% (101,318)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    6.1% (415)
    Iowa:

    5.8% (45,293)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    7.1% (484)
    Iowa:

    9.5% (73,839)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    1.8% (123)
    Iowa:

    2.2% (17,285)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    3.2% (220)
    Iowa:

    2.1% (16,406)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    4.0% (276)
    Iowa:

    4.6% (35,450)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    3.3% (224)
    Iowa:

    2.6% (20,607)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    2.1% (145)
    Iowa:

    1.8% (13,881)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2013 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    4.2% (304)
    Iowa:

    7.3% (51,803)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    21.8% (1,593)
    Iowa:

    18.7% (132,281)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    22.9% (1,677)
    Iowa:

    18.6% (131,765)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    16.7% (1,219)
    Iowa:

    17.4% (123,161)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    9.1% (663)
    Iowa:

    13.7% (96,535)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    3.8% (279)
    Iowa:

    6.0% (42,711)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    9.0% (660)
    Iowa:

    8.5% (60,241)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    1.6% (117)
    Iowa:

    1.9% (13,346)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    1.2% (89)
    Iowa:

    1.9% (13,278)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    5.5% (399)
    Iowa:

    3.4% (23,821)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    3.6% (266)
    Iowa:

    1.7% (12,240)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    0.5% (34)
    Iowa:

    0.8% (5,883)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Ottumwa

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Iowa

Drove car alone:
Ottumwa:

81.4% (11,693)
Iowa:

80.8% (1,251,692)
Carpooled:
Ottumwa:

10.8% (1,552)
Iowa:

8.7% (134,958)
Bus or trolley bus:
Ottumwa:

1.2% (167)
Iowa:

1.1% (17,003)
Subway or elevated:
Ottumwa:

0.1% (21)
Iowa:

0.0% (0)
Bicycle:
Ottumwa:

0.7% (96)
Iowa:

0.6% (8,741)
Walked:
Ottumwa:

2.5% (361)
Iowa:

3.7% (57,029)
Other means:
Ottumwa:

1.8% (252)
Iowa:

1.0% (15,848)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Ottumwa

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Iowa

Drove car alone:
Ottumwa:

80.5% (8,588)
Iowa:

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

12.6% (1,341)
Iowa:

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

1.3% (136)
Iowa:

0.9% (13,917)
Subway or elevated:
Ottumwa:

0.1% (9)
Iowa:

0.0% (90)
Motorcycle:
Ottumwa:

0.1% (11)
Iowa:

0.1% (766)
Bicycle:
Ottumwa:

0.5% (55)
Iowa:

0.4% (5,244)
Walked:
Ottumwa:

1.9% (199)
Iowa:

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

0.8% (82)
Iowa:

0.5% (7,153)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Ottumwa (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Iowa (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    79.9% (5,452)
    Iowa:

    80.1% (647,822)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    13.0% (885)
    Iowa:

    9.0% (73,135)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    1.8% (125)
    Iowa:

    1.1% (9,160)
    Subway or elevated - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    0.3% (21)
    Iowa:

    0.0% (0)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    1.0% (68)
    Iowa:

    0.8% (6,117)
    Walked - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    3.1% (209)
    Iowa:

    3.8% (30,745)
    Other means - Males:
    Ottumwa:

    1.2% (84)
    Iowa:

    1.4% (11,296)

Means of transportation to work in 2013 - Ottumwa (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2013Travel time to work - Iowa (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    82.7% (6,247)
    Iowa:

    81.5% (603,870)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    8.8% (667)
    Iowa:

    8.3% (61,823)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    0.6% (47)
    Iowa:

    1.1% (7,843)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    0.4% (29)
    Iowa:

    0.4% (2,624)
    Walked - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    2.0% (152)
    Iowa:

    3.5% (26,284)
    Other means - Females:
    Ottumwa:

    2.1% (162)
    Iowa:

    0.6% (4,552)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Ottumwa:

86.5% (8,588)
Iowa:

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

10.9% (1,086)
Iowa:

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

2.2% (214)
Iowa:

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

0.3% (27)
Iowa:

0.5% (6,602)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Ottumwa:

0.1% (5)
Iowa:

0.2% (2,434)
In 7+ person carpool:
Ottumwa:

0.1% (9)
Iowa:

0.2% (2,262)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Ottumwa:

70.0% (7,589)
Iowa:

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

1.8% (199)
Iowa:

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

7.9% (860)
Iowa:

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

6.8% (734)
Iowa:

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

5.2% (561)
Iowa:

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

1.3% (144)
Iowa:

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

6.3% (679)
Iowa:

8.2% (121,579)
Unpaid family workers:
Ottumwa:

0.7% (71)
Iowa:

0.4% (6,513)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Ottumwa:

71.8% (4,095)
Iowa:

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

2.7% (154)
Iowa:

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

4.4% (252)
Iowa:

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

7.1% (404)
Iowa:

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

3.6% (204)
Iowa:

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

2.2% (123)
Iowa:

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

7.6% (436)
Iowa:

10.3% (80,293)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Ottumwa:

0.6% (33)
Iowa:

0.4% (3,416)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Ottumwa:

68.0% (3,494)
Iowa:

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

0.9% (45)
Iowa:

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

11.8% (608)
Iowa:

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

6.4% (330)
Iowa:

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

7.0% (357)
Iowa:

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

0.4% (21)
Iowa:

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

4.7% (243)
Iowa:

5.8% (41,286)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Ottumwa:

0.7% (38)
Iowa:

0.4% (3,097)
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