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Exira, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Exira had a population of 813 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Exira is located at latitude 41.592 and longitude -94.8811 in Audubon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Exira (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Audubon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,270 feet.

The City of Exira (GNIS ID: 2394720) 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 Exira is located within Township of Exira, a minor civil division (MCD) of Audubon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Exira population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 813
Daytime Population: Workers 301
Daytime Population: Residents 404
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 705
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 759
Population in Familes 566
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density2 800
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $40,481
Average Household Income $56,798
Per Capita Income $25,204


Total Housing Units 422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $62,990
Average Home Value $92,403


Total Households 370
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 220
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 -0.45% -0.75%
Households -0.4% -0.77%
Families 0.19% -0.83%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Exira, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Exira to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 355 65th
Population Density # 426 58th
Diversity Index # 690 31st
Median Household Income # 951 6th
Per Capita Income # 708 30th

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