Guthrie County IA Information


Guthrie County Subdivisions

Guthrie County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,714
Daytime Population: Workers 3,927
Daytime Population: Residents 4,929
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,856
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 10,555
Population in Familes 8,652
Population in Group Qrtrs 159
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $52,319
Average Household Income $67,736
Per Capita Income $28,316


Total Housing Units 5,756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,552 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 892 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,312 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $110,183
Average Home Value $184,706


Total Households 4,444
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,997
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.31% -0.31%
Households -0.31% -0.32%
Families -0.46% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.95%


Guthrie County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guthrie County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 71 29th
Population Density # 78 22nd
Diversity Index # 69 31st
Median Household Income # 43 58th
Per Capita Income # 28 73rd

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