Muscatine County IA Information

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Muscatine County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Muscatine County IA Housing Affordability Index is 169
State of Iowa Housing Affordability Index is 164
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Muscatine County IA Wealth Index is 73
State of Iowa Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 43,324
Population in Households 42,771
Population in Familes 34,942
Population in Group Qrtrs 553
Population Density 99
Diversity Index1 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,654
Average Household Income $72,348
Per Capita Income $27,668
Wealth Index3 73

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 18,330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,455 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,103 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,772 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $145,188
Housing Affordability Index2 169
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,558
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 11,397
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.15% 0.16%
Households 0.1% 0.13%
Families -0.06% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

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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, 2019 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 # 14 87th
Population Density # 11 90th
Diversity Index # 5 96th
Median Household Income # 30 71st
Per Capita Income # 70 30th

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