Muscatine County IA Information


Muscatine County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 44,059
Population in Households 43,535
Population in Familes 35,743
Population in Group Qrtrs 524
Population Density1 101
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 16,880
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 11,708
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,341 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,539 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,443 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $137,731
Average Home Value $167,507


Median Household Income $53,134
Average Household Income $66,365
Per Capita Income $25,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.36%
Households 0.45% 0.33%
Families 0.35% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.


Muscatine County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Muscatine 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 # 13 88th
Population Density1 # 10 91st
Diversity Index2 # 5 96th
Median Household Income # 28 73rd
Per Capita Income # 65 35th

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