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Audubon, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Audubon had a population of 2,168 as of July 1, 2016. Audubon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Audubon is located at latitude 41.7183 and longitude -94.9286 in Audubon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Audubon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Audubon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,306 feet.

The City of Audubon (GNIS ID: 2394028) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Audubon is located within Township of Leroy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Audubon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Audubon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Audubon, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,168
Population in Households 2,093
Population in Familes 1,655
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density1 1,152
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 968
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 597
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 775 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 193 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $72,168
Average Home Value $98,806


Median Household Income $46,614
Average Household Income $70,602
Per Capita Income $31,681
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.46%
Households 0.12% -0.33%
Families 0.3% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Audubon, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Audubon to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 156 85th
Population Density1 # 221 78th
Diversity Index2 # 827 17th
Median Household Income # 723 28th
Per Capita Income # 192 81st

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