Humboldt County IA Information


Humboldt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,576
Population in Households 9,455
Population in Familes 7,437
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 16


Median Household Income $54,228
Average Household Income $71,679
Per Capita Income $30,883


Total Housing Units 4,684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,959 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,149 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 576 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $95,841
Average Home Value $134,268


Total Households 4,108
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,631
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 -0.3% -0.37%
Households -0.29% -0.38%
Families -0.45% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.53%


Humboldt County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Humboldt 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 # 79 21st
Population Density # 68 32nd
Diversity Index # 45 56th
Median Household Income # 37 64th
Per Capita Income # 14 87th

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