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Coon Rapids, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Coon Rapids had a population of 1,301 as of July 1, 2017. Coon Rapids ranks in the upper 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 Coon Rapids is located at latitude 41.8748 and longitude -94.6785 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Coon Rapids (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,175 feet.

The City of Coon Rapids (GNIS ID: 2393629) 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 Coon Rapids is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

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


Total Population 1,301
Daytime Population: Workers 682
Daytime Population: Residents 644
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,326
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 1,264
Population in Familes 993
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density2 730
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $43,193
Average Household Income $54,992
Per Capita Income $23,599


Total Housing Units 622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 400 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $83,051
Average Home Value $113,875


Total Households 549
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 335
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 -0.04% -0.22%
Households -0.03% -0.18%
Families -0.08% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Coon Rapids, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coon Rapids 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 # 240 76th
Population Density # 466 54th
Diversity Index # 224 78th
Median Household Income # 894 11th
Per Capita Income # 860 15th

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