Dallas County IA Information


Dallas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 83,588
Population in Households 83,107
Population in Familes 69,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 481
Population Density1 142
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 31,566
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 21,981
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 34,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,273 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,293 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,573 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $222,567
Average Home Value $259,517


Median Household Income $77,989
Average Household Income $99,802
Per Capita Income $37,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.82% 3.75%
Households 3.64% 3.66%
Families 3.53% 3.59%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.


Dallas County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dallas 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 # 10 91st
Population Density1 # 8 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 16 86th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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