Griswold, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Griswold, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Griswold had a population of 1,091 as of July 1, 2015. Griswold 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 Griswold is located at latitude 41.2343 and longitude -95.1393 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Griswold (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,102 feet.

The City of Griswold (GNIS ID: 2394254) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Griswold population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Griswold, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,091
Population in Households 1,067
Population in Familes 884
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 1,772
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 473
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 321
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 360 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $99,053
Average Home Value $128,393
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,144
Average Household Income $55,655
Per Capita Income $23,007
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 0.22%
Households 1.17% 0.29%
Families 2.78% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.

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Griswold, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Griswold to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 272 73rd
Population Density1 # 47 95th
Diversity Index2 # 365 64th
Median Household Income # 862 15th
Per Capita Income # 814 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.