Crawford County IA Information


Crawford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,519
Population in Households 16,949
Population in Familes 13,799
Population in Group Qrtrs 570
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 6,541
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 4,418
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,714 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,827 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 586 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $98,285
Average Home Value $129,614


Median Household Income $47,567
Average Household Income $61,392
Per Capita Income $23,266
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.34%
Households 0.32% 0.29%
Families 0.21% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.


Crawford County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crawford 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 # 43 58th
Population Density1 # 61 39th
Diversity Index2 # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 68 32nd
Per Capita Income # 94 6th

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