Woodbury County IA Information


Woodbury County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 105,112
Daytime Population: Workers 52,952
Daytime Population: Residents 52,362
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 105,314
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 102,476
Population in Familes 81,499
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,636
Population Density2 120
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $49,870
Average Household Income $63,291
Per Capita Income $24,402


Total Housing Units 42,306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,267 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,667 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,372 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $106,540
Average Home Value $141,756


Total Households 39,934
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 25,909
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 0.39% 0.32%
Households 0.31% 0.27%
Families 0.15% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.93%


Woodbury County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodbury 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 # 6 95th
Population Density # 9 92nd
Diversity Index # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 65 35th
Per Capita Income # 89 11th

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