Jasper County IA Information


Jasper County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 37,348
Population in Households 35,536
Population in Familes 29,126
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,812
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 14,856
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 10,042
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,986 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,870 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,473 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $135,986
Average Home Value $162,443


Median Household Income $52,632
Average Household Income $63,926
Per Capita Income $26,105
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.23%
Households 0.05% 0.18%
Families -0.06% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


Jasper County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jasper 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 # 18 83rd
Population Density1 # 22 79th
Diversity Index2 # 51 49th
Median Household Income # 30 71st
Per Capita Income # 57 43rd

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