Woodbury County IA Information

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Woodbury County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodbury 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 # 6 95th
Population Density1 # 9 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 80 20th
Per Capita Income # 86 14th

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

POPULATION

Total Population 103,421
Population in Households 100,768
Population in Familes 80,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,653
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 39,643
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 25,755
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 42,059 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,069 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,574 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,416 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $127,877
Average Home Value $156,924
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,503
Average Household Income $57,656
Per Capita Income $22,337
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.26%
Households 0.35% 0.3%
Families 0.11% 0.15%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.27%
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.

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