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Van Horne, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Van Horne had a population of 714 as of July 1, 2017. Van Horne ranks in 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 Van Horne is located at latitude 42.0095 and longitude -92.0894 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Van Horne (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.

The City of Van Horne (GNIS ID: 2397115) 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 Van Horne is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Van Horne: Vanhorn.

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


Total Population 714
Daytime Population: Workers 212
Daytime Population: Residents 349
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 561
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 714
Population in Familes 604
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,038
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $53,414
Average Household Income $61,516
Per Capita Income $25,445


Total Housing Units 340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 238 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $124,292
Average Home Value $133,017


Total Households 314
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 223
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 0.63% 0.25%
Households 0.77% 0.25%
Families 1.65% 0.27%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Van Horne, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Horne 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 # 379 63rd
Population Density # 278 73rd
Diversity Index # 844 16th
Median Household Income # 538 47th
Per Capita Income # 687 32nd

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