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Quasqueton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Quasqueton had a population of 583 as of July 1, 2016. Quasqueton ranks in the lower 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 Quasqueton is located at latitude 42.394 and longitude -91.7577 in Buchanan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Quasqueton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Buchanan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 886 feet.

The City of Quasqueton (GNIS ID: 2396297) 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 Quasqueton is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Buchanan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Quasqueton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Quasqueton: Quasquetuck, The Rapids of the Wapsipinicon, Trenton.

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


Total Population 583
Population in Households 583
Population in Familes 506
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 515
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 186
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 283 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 208 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $148,770
Average Home Value $204,106


Median Household Income $57,739
Average Household Income $67,532
Per Capita Income $27,168
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.84%
Households 0.81% 0.81%
Families 2.24% 0.64%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

Quasqueton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Quasqueton 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 # 426 58th
Population Density1 # 639 37th
Diversity Index2 # 893 12th
Median Household Income # 281 72nd
Per Capita Income # 472 53rd

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