Ida County IA Information


Ida County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,038
Daytime Population: Workers 4,211
Daytime Population: Residents 3,246
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,457
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 6,916
Population in Familes 5,536
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $46,088
Average Household Income $63,525
Per Capita Income $27,686


Total Housing Units 3,448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,260 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 787 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 401 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $87,733
Average Home Value $134,668


Total Households 3,047
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,941
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 -0.1% -0.15%
Households -0.02% -0.1%
Families -0.19% -0.19%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.95%


Ida County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ida 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 # 93 7th
Population Density # 85 14th
Diversity Index # 81 20th
Median Household Income # 89 11th
Per Capita Income # 40 61st

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