Hardin County IA Information

Advertisement

Hardin County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardin 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 59th
Population Density1 # 42 59th
Diversity Index2 # 37 64th
Median Household Income # 48 53rd
Per Capita Income # 35 66th

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

Advertisement

Hardin County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 17,411
Population in Households 16,581
Population in Familes 13,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 830
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,307
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 4,662
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,434 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,873 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 960 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $85,998
Average Home Value $102,103
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,574
Average Household Income $61,482
Per Capita Income $26,144
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.17% -0.03%
Households 0.04% 0.06%
Families -0.22% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
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.

Advertisement
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 3,713 Iowa cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: November 1, 2014.

The information on the 39,825 Iowa Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: December 2, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps for 1,427 Iowa public schools are updated four times per year. Last Update: October 6, 2014.