Johnson County, IA

146,547 Population
614 square miles 238.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
4.7%
was 4.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Population Density
238.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
37.9%
was 37.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
12.5%
was 10.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in IA
Percent Under 18
20.1%
was 20.2%
Ranked 9th Highest in IA
Percent 65 and Over
10.4%
was 10.2%
Ranked 10th Highest in IA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.1
was 2.6
Ranked 3rd Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
18.7%
was 20.3%
Ranked 9th Lowest in IA
Median Household Income
$56,808
was $55,913
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.1
48.6
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,278
Ranked 76th Highest in IA
Patents per 100,000
41
Ranked 10th Highest in IA

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
Ranked 10th Highest in IA
Violent Crimes per 100,000
38.7
was 48.9
Ranked 46th Highest in IA
Property Crimes per 100,000
145.3
was 161.7
Ranked 62nd Highest in IA

 Housing

Total Housing Units
61,796
was 59,794
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Median Rent
$886
was $892
Ranked 2nd Highest in IA
Total Building Permits
1,047
was 780
 
Occupied Housing Units
57,217
was 55,711
 
Homeownership Rate
57.8%
was 58.3%
Ranked 9th Highest in IA
Single Family Building Permits
497
was 556
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
100.6
was 97.4
Ranked 5th Highest in IA
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.9%
was 14.9%
Ranked 8th Highest in IA
Multifamily Building Permits
550
was 224
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
Ranked 9th Highest in IA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
18.1
was 13.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
7.5
was 5.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.1%
was 95.9%
Ranked 9th Highest in IA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.4%
Ranked 8th Highest in IA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in IA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.8%
was 95.0%
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
54.0%
was 47.1%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IA

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