Calhoun County IA Information


Calhoun County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,954
Daytime Population: Workers 3,489
Daytime Population: Residents 5,021
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,510
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 9,209
Population in Familes 7,419
Population in Group Qrtrs 745
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $48,645
Average Household Income $64,004
Per Capita Income $27,214


Total Housing Units 5,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,230 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 879 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 994 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $82,021
Average Home Value $125,279


Total Households 4,109
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 2,663
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 0.4% -0.47%
Households -0.44% -0.58%
Families -0.59% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.49%


Calhoun County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhoun 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 # 76 24th
Population Density # 83 17th
Diversity Index # 49 52nd
Median Household Income # 80 20th
Per Capita Income # 48 53rd

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