Taylor County IA Information


Taylor County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,212
Daytime Population: Workers 2,246
Daytime Population: Residents 3,111
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,357
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 6,145
Population in Familes 4,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $46,182
Average Household Income $58,103
Per Capita Income $24,957


Total Housing Units 3,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,014 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 642 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 433 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $75,655
Average Home Value $104,965


Total Households 2,656
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,713
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 -0.23% -0.16%
Households -0.12% -0.14%
Families -0.27% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.97%


Taylor County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylor 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 # 96 4th
Population Density # 97 3rd
Diversity Index # 26 75th
Median Household Income # 88 12th
Per Capita Income # 82 18th

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