Dickinson County IA Information


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  1. Dickinson County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forDickinson County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Iowa Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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


Total Population 17,572
Population in Households 17,361
Population in Familes 13,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 211
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $56,509
Average Household Income $76,304
Per Capita Income $34,885


Total Housing Units 14,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,036 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,959 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,233 (43.8%)
Median Home Value $183,978
Average Home Value $267,039


Total Households 7,995
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 5,069
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.64% 0.73%
Households 0.69% 0.76%
Families 0.52% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   3.11%


Dickinson County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dickinson 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 # 42 59th
Population Density # 25 76th
Diversity Index # 84 16th
Median Household Income # 22 79th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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