Ringgold County IA Information


Ringgold County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,177
Daytime Population: Workers 1,985
Daytime Population: Residents 2,869
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,854
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 4,998
Population in Familes 4,097
Population in Group Qrtrs 179
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $50,053
Average Household Income $62,287
Per Capita Income $25,115


Total Housing Units 2,648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,565 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 492 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 591 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $93,596
Average Home Value $157,620


Total Households 2,057
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,355
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 0.12% 0.19%
Households 0.07% 0.16%
Families -0.09% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.92%


Ringgold County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ringgold 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 # 98 2nd
Population Density # 98 2nd
Diversity Index # 73 26th
Median Household Income # 64 36th
Per Capita Income # 79 21st

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