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Raymond, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Raymond had a population of 826 as of July 1, 2016. Raymond ranks in the upper 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 Raymond is located at latitude 42.4694 and longitude -92.2296 in Black Hawk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Raymond (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Black Hawk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Raymond (GNIS ID: 2396326) 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 Raymond is located within Township of Poyner, a minor civil division (MCD) of Black Hawk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Raymond 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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Raymond, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 826
Population in Households 826
Population in Familes 709
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 506
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 329
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 244
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 285 (84.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $164,655
Average Home Value $174,825


Median Household Income $59,022
Average Household Income $70,064
Per Capita Income $27,978
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.65%
Households 0.8% 0.72%
Families 0.4% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.

Raymond, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Raymond 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 # 350 65th
Population Density1 # 646 36th
Diversity Index2 # 227 78th
Median Household Income # 245 76th
Per Capita Income # 402 60th

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