Allamakee County IA Information


Allamakee County Subdivisions

Allamakee County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,138
Daytime Population: Workers 5,824
Daytime Population: Residents 6,799
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,623
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 13,840
Population in Familes 11,151
Population in Group Qrtrs 298
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $51,374
Average Household Income $61,261
Per Capita Income $25,476


Total Housing Units 7,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,465 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,363 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,943 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $133,326
Average Home Value $184,742


Total Households 5,828
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,831
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.38%
Households -0.04% -0.31%
Families -0.19% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.94%


Allamakee County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allamakee County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 57 43rd
Population Density # 67 34th
Diversity Index # 31 71st
Median Household Income # 53 47th
Per Capita Income # 76 24th

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