Calhoun County IA Information


Calhoun County Subdivisions

Calhoun County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,070
Population in Households 9,340
Population in Familes 7,460
Population in Group Qrtrs 730
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $50,595
Average Household Income $67,971
Per Capita Income $28,840


Total Housing Units 5,108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,189 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 970 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 949 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $83,570
Average Home Value $129,312


Total Households 4,159
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 2,690
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.49% -0.05%
Households -0.24% -0.13%
Families -0.4% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.48%


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, 2018 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 # 75 25th
Population Density # 82 18th
Diversity Index # 51 51st
Median Household Income # 70 30th
Per Capita Income # 43 58th

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