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


Total Population 16,584
Population in Households 16,294
Population in Familes 13,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 290
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $60,200
Average Household Income $73,763
Per Capita Income $30,537


Total Housing Units 7,484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,411 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,413 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 660 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $160,714
Average Home Value $190,870


Total Households 6,824
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,590
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 0.17% 0.18%
Households 0.26% 0.24%
Families 0.11% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.6%


Iowa County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iowa 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 # 48 53rd
Population Density # 48 53rd
Diversity Index # 66 33rd
Median Household Income # 14 87th
Per Capita Income # 18 83rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.