Taylor County IA Information


Taylor County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,167
Population in Households 6,097
Population in Familes 4,868
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 2,649
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,714
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,004 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 645 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 433 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $75,965
Average Home Value $105,165


Median Household Income $43,579
Average Household Income $56,052
Per Capita Income $24,197
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.52%
Households -0.18% -0.43%
Families -0.3% -0.52%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.


Taylor County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylor 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 # 96 4th
Population Density1 # 97 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 26 75th
Median Household Income # 89 11th
Per Capita Income # 82 18th

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