Woodbury County IA Information


Woodbury County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 104,471
Population in Households 101,841
Population in Familes 81,199
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,630
Population Density1 120
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 39,660
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 25,828
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 42,286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,025 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,635 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,626 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $104,866
Average Home Value $140,905


Median Household Income $49,524
Average Household Income $62,607
Per Capita Income $24,125
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.3%
Households 0.25% 0.23%
Families 0.12% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.


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, 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 # 6 95th
Population Density1 # 9 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 56 44th
Per Capita Income # 84 16th

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