Muscatine County IA Information


Muscatine County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 44,116
Daytime Population: Workers 23,147
Daytime Population: Residents 21,602
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,749
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 43,568
Population in Familes 35,690
Population in Group Qrtrs 548
Population Density2 101
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $54,387
Average Household Income $66,922
Per Capita Income $25,705


Total Housing Units 18,243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,326 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,505 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,412 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $136,673
Average Home Value $166,966


Total Households 16,831
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 11,631
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 0.44% 0.34%
Households 0.35% 0.28%
Families 0.21% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.8%


Muscatine County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Muscatine 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 # 13 88th
Population Density # 10 91st
Diversity Index # 5 96th
Median Household Income # 26 75th
Per Capita Income # 71 29th

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