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Jolley, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Jolley is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Calhoun County at latitude 42.4794 and longitude -94.7183. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,234 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Jolley, but most people and references simply refer to it as Jolley, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Jolley indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Jolley (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jolley: Jolly.

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Jolley, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 37
Population in Households 37
Population in Familes 33
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 323
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 19
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 33 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (42.4%)
Median Home Value $106,250
Average Home Value $115,000


Median Household Income $56,362
Average Household Income $70,044
Per Capita Income $28,065
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.39% -1.11%
Households -2.33% -1.08%
Families 5.39% -1.37%
Median Household Income   4.28%
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.


Jolley, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jolley to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 984 3rd
Population Density1 # 767 24th
Diversity Index2 # 783 23rd
Median Household Income # 310 69th
Per Capita Income # 276 73rd

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