Okoboji, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Okoboji, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Okoboji had a population of 794 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Okoboji is located at latitude 43.3864 and longitude -95.1483 in Dickinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Okoboji encompass a land area of 1.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dickinson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,421 feet.

The City of Okoboji (GNIS ID: 2395314) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Okoboji is located within Township of Center Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dickinson County.

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


Total Population 794
Population in Households 784
Population in Familes 563
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 427
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $63,770
Average Household Income $97,875
Per Capita Income $50,179


Total Housing Units 1,211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 337 (27.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 ( 7.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 788 (65.1%)
Median Home Value $370,588
Average Home Value $482,887


Total Households 423
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 245
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.2% 0.0%
Households -0.11% 0.05%
Families 0.2% -0.08%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Okoboji, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Okoboji to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 366 64th
Population Density # 693 31st
Diversity Index # 422 58th
Median Household Income # 212 79th
Per Capita Income # 2 100th

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