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The City of Tripoli had a population of 1,526 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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Tripoli, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,526
Population in Households 1,501
Population in Familes 1,258
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 1,083
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 631
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 435
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 663 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 525 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $108,000
Average Home Value $167,700


Median Household Income $56,002
Average Household Income $69,812
Per Capita Income $28,968
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.43% 1.94%
Households 2.52% 2.04%
Families 3.26% 2.03%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

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, 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 # 206 80th
Population Density1 # 254 75th
Diversity Index2 # 592 41st
Median Household Income # 354 65th
Per Capita Income # 337 67th

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