Guthrie County IA Information


Guthrie County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,811
Population in Households 10,666
Population in Familes 8,676
Population in Group Qrtrs 145
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $54,297
Average Household Income $72,647
Per Capita Income $30,263


Total Housing Units 5,800 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,724 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 750 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,326 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $129,590
Average Home Value $199,906


Total Households 4,474
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,012
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 -0.16% -0.13%
Households -0.19% -0.17%
Families -0.34% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.69%


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, 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 # 72 28th
Population Density # 79 21st
Diversity Index # 64 36th
Median Household Income # 35 66th
Per Capita Income # 23 78th

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