Dallas County IA Information


Dallas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 89,775
Population in Households 89,075
Population in Familes 73,733
Population in Group Qrtrs 700
Population Density1 153
Diversity Index2 32


Median Household Income $84,072
Average Household Income $107,706
Per Capita Income $41,031


Total Housing Units 37,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,153 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,951 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,229 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $228,692
Average Home Value $264,807


Total Households 34,104
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 23,635
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 3.77% 3.63%
Households 3.72% 3.62%
Families 3.57% 3.53%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.05%


Dallas County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dallas 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 # 10 91st
Population Density # 8 93rd
Diversity Index # 20 81st
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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