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Readlyn, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Readlyn had a population of 848 as of July 1, 2017. Readlyn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Readlyn is located at latitude 42.7038 and longitude -92.225 in Bremer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Readlyn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bremer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The City of Readlyn (GNIS ID: 2396332) 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 Readlyn is located within Township of Maxfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bremer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Readlyn 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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Readlyn, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 848
Daytime Population: Workers 214
Daytime Population: Residents 429
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 643
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 848
Population in Familes 696
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,581
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $59,712
Average Household Income $71,404
Per Capita Income $30,098


Total Housing Units 364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 305 (83.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $120,489
Average Home Value $145,656


Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 231
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 0.67% 0.79%
Households 0.72% 0.72%
Families 0.55% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Readlyn, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Readlyn 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 # 342 66th
Population Density # 8 99th
Diversity Index # 563 44th
Median Household Income # 268 74th
Per Capita Income # 293 71st

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