Winneshiek County IA Information


Winneshiek County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,893
Daytime Population: Workers 12,526
Daytime Population: Residents 9,092
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,618
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 18,709
Population in Familes 14,862
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,184
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $56,670
Average Household Income $70,647
Per Capita Income $28,222


Total Housing Units 8,930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,010 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,009 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 911 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $184,862
Average Home Value $218,486


Total Households 8,019
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 5,146
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 -0.11% -0.18%
Households 0.04% -0.14%
Families -0.13% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.36%


Winneshiek County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winneshiek 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 # 30 71st
Population Density # 43 58th
Diversity Index # 59 39th
Median Household Income # 18 83rd
Per Capita Income # 30 71st

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