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Beaver, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Beaver had a population of 46 as of July 1, 2015. Beaver ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Beaver is located at latitude 42.0382 and longitude -94.1399 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beaver (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The City of Beaver (GNIS ID: 2394098) 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 Beaver is located within Township of Amaqua, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beaver population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Beaver, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 46
Population in Households 46
Population in Familes 40
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 185
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 20
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 28 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $187,500
Average Home Value $191,667


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $93,356
Per Capita Income $39,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.81% -0.44%
Households 0.0% -1.02%
Families 2.76% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   2.94%
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.


Beaver, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beaver to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 966 5th
Population Density1 # 891 12th
Diversity Index2 # 885 12th
Median Household Income # 67 94th
Per Capita Income # 31 97th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.