Bremer County IA Information


Bremer County Subdivisions

Bremer County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,574
Population in Households 23,843
Population in Familes 19,709
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,731
Population Density1 59
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 9,955
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 6,855
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,816 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,139 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 568 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $158,007
Average Home Value $200,205


Median Household Income $59,278
Average Household Income $75,498
Per Capita Income $30,029
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.95%
Households 0.95% 1.05%
Families 0.83% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bremer County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bremer County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 25 76th
Population Density1 # 20 81st
Diversity Index2 # 77 22nd
Median Household Income # 6 95th
Per Capita Income # 11 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.