The table below compares Benton County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 24||77th|
|Population Density1||# 31||70th|
|Diversity Index2||# 87||13th|
|Median Household Income||# 11||90th|
|Per Capita Income||# 20||81st|
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|Population in Households||25,971|
|Population in Familes||21,869|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||306|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||11,296 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,339 (73.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,103 (18.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||854 ( 7.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$150,328|
|Average Home Value||$185,619|
|Median Household Income||$57,848|
|Average Household Income||$68,134|
|Per Capita Income||$27,183|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.89%|
|Per Capita Income||2.89%|
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