Worth County IA Information


Worth County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,594
Population in Households 7,504
Population in Familes 6,108
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 3,178
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 2,131
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,509 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 669 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 407 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $131,505
Average Home Value $151,903


Median Household Income $51,427
Average Household Income $60,455
Per Capita Income $25,390
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.01% 0.21%
Households 0.04% 0.23%
Families -0.2% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   3.23%
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, 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 # 89 11th
Population Density1 # 76 24th
Diversity Index2 # 77 25th
Median Household Income # 43 58th
Per Capita Income # 48 53rd

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