Worth County IA Information


Worth County Subdivisions

Worth County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 7,644
Population in Households 7,554
Population in Familes 6,140
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 3,200
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 2,148
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,519 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 681 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 401 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $132,556
Average Home Value $152,789


Median Household Income $52,640
Average Household Income $65,159
Per Capita Income $27,367
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.32%
Households 0.17% 0.32%
Families -0.01% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Worth County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Worth County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 88 12th
Population Density1 # 76 24th
Diversity Index2 # 67 33rd
Median Household Income # 36 65th
Per Capita Income # 30 71st

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