Audubon County IA Information


Audubon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,939
Daytime Population: Workers 2,440
Daytime Population: Residents 2,803
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,243
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 5,803
Population in Familes 4,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $50,139
Average Household Income $69,567
Per Capita Income $30,182


Total Housing Units 2,972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,053 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 503 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 416 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $83,320
Average Home Value $128,921


Total Households 2,556
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,683
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 -0.41% -0.68%
Households -0.32% -0.64%
Families -0.48% -0.72%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.79%


Audubon County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Audubon 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 # 97 3rd
Population Density # 92 8th
Diversity Index # 99 1st
Median Household Income # 63 37th
Per Capita Income # 12 89th

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