Pottawattamie County IA Information


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  1. Pottawattamie County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forPottawattamie County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Iowa Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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


Total Population 95,478
Population in Households 93,262
Population in Familes 73,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,216
Population Density2 101
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $55,657
Average Household Income $72,011
Per Capita Income $28,618


Total Housing Units 40,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,989 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,582 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,644 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $146,106
Average Home Value $188,392


Total Households 37,571
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 24,729
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.3% 0.35%
Households 0.26% 0.35%
Families 0.11% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.93%


Pottawattamie County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pottawattamie 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 # 9 92nd
Population Density # 10 91st
Diversity Index # 21 80th
Median Household Income # 27 74th
Per Capita Income # 45 56th

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