Humboldt County IA Information


Humboldt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,686
Population in Households 9,548
Population in Familes 7,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 4,186
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,686
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,722 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,126 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,060 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 536 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $90,474
Average Home Value $114,467


Median Household Income $49,587
Average Household Income $60,684
Per Capita Income $26,328
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.31% -0.32%
Households -0.13% -0.23%
Families -0.39% -0.39%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   3.17%
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.


Humboldt County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Humboldt 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 # 78 22nd
Population Density1 # 67 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 36 65th
Median Household Income # 54 46th
Per Capita Income # 31 70th

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