Davenport, IA


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Living in Davenport

Davenport is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 102,612 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Davenport is the third largest community in Iowa.

Unlike some cities, Davenport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Davenport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Davenport is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Davenport who work in office and administrative support (12.84%), sales jobs (11.41%), and food service (7.32%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Davenport spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.21 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The percentage of people in Davenport who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.14% of adults in Davenport have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Davenport in 2010 was $24,914, which is middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,656 for a family of four. However, Davenport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Davenport is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Davenport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Davenport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Davenport include Irish, English, Swedish, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Davenport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.