Black Hawk County IA Information

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Black Hawk County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Black Hawk County IA Housing Affordability Index is 144
State of Iowa Housing Affordability Index is 164
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Black Hawk County IA Wealth Index is 74
State of Iowa Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 133,956
Population in Households 128,416
Population in Familes 94,900
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,540
Population Density 237
Diversity Index1 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,389
Average Household Income $70,014
Per Capita Income $28,131
Wealth Index3 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 58,156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,431 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,196 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,529 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $153,402
Housing Affordability Index2 144
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 53,627
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 32,214
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.23% 0.31%
Households 0.24% 0.3%
Families 0.03% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

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Black Hawk County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Black Hawk County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 5 96th
Population Density # 5 96th
Diversity Index # 13 88th
Median Household Income # 74 26th
Per Capita Income # 61 39th

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