Cedar County IA Information


Cedar County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,712
Population in Households 18,388
Population in Familes 15,004
Population in Group Qrtrs 324
Population Density1 32
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $61,328
Average Household Income $73,954
Per Capita Income $30,505


Total Housing Units 8,291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,989 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,683 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 619 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $158,531
Average Home Value $195,099


Total Households 7,672
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 5,228
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 0.14% 0.18%
Households 0.26% 0.26%
Families 0.11% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.46%


Cedar County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cedar 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 # 38 63rd
Population Density # 37 63rd
Diversity Index # 79 20th
Median Household Income # 11 90th
Per Capita Income # 19 82nd

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