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Tripoli, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Tripoli had a population of 1,544 as of July 1, 2017. Tripoli 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 Tripoli is located at latitude 42.8083 and longitude -92.2579 in Bremer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tripoli (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bremer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The City of Tripoli (GNIS ID: 2397056) 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 Tripoli is located within Township of Fremont, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bremer County.

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


Total Population 1,544
Daytime Population: Workers 452
Daytime Population: Residents 864
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,316
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,521
Population in Familes 1,271
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 1,096
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $54,798
Average Household Income $68,633
Per Capita Income $28,383


Total Housing Units 671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 530 (79.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $109,868
Average Home Value $167,594


Total Households 638
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 438
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 2.26% 1.69%
Households 2.33% 1.81%
Families 2.9% 1.72%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Tripoli, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tripoli 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 # 205 80th
Population Density # 250 75th
Diversity Index # 571 43rd
Median Household Income # 467 54th
Per Capita Income # 416 59th

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