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Iowa County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 23,680 (100%)
Population in Households 23,469 (99.1%)
Population in Families 19,027 (80.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 211 ( 0.9%)
Population Density 31
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $72,661
Average Household Income $92,244
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $38,712
Wealth Index5 81


Total HU (Housing Units) 10,976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,449 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,486 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,041 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $254,838
Average Home Value $328,823
Housing Affordability Index3 113


Total Households 9,935
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 6,584
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.05% -0.04%
Households 0.15% 0.11%
Families   0.03%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   3.24%
Owner Occupied HU   0.29%


Iowa County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iowa County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 48 35th
Population Density # 51 31st
Median Household Income # 13 83rd
Housing Affordability Index # 10 14th
Per Capita Income # 17 78th
Diversity Index # 64 13th

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