Humboldt County IA Information


Humboldt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,601
Daytime Population: Workers 4,287
Daytime Population: Residents 4,672
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,959
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 9,480
Population in Familes 7,524
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $54,272
Average Household Income $67,434
Per Capita Income $29,064


Total Housing Units 4,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,078 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,041 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 597 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $95,640
Average Home Value $130,409


Total Households 4,119
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,640
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 -0.3% -0.37%
Households -0.3% -0.37%
Families -0.47% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.53%


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, 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 # 78 22nd
Population Density # 66 33rd
Diversity Index # 43 58th
Median Household Income # 27 74th
Per Capita Income # 17 84th

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