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Lowden, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Lowden had a population of 786 as of July 1, 2017. Lowden 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 Lowden is located at latitude 41.8591 and longitude -90.9237 in Cedar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lowden (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cedar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 725 feet.

The City of Lowden (GNIS ID: 2395777) 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 Lowden is located within Township of Springfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cedar County.

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


Total Population 786
Daytime Population: Workers 172
Daytime Population: Residents 385
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 557
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 786
Population in Familes 619
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 769
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $46,420
Average Household Income $55,626
Per Capita Income $24,454


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $95,766
Average Home Value $115,784


Total Households 347
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 221
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 -0.05% -0.08%
Households 0.04% -0.06%
Families 0.0% -0.18%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Lowden, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lowden 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 # 368 64th
Population Density # 441 56th
Diversity Index # 885 12th
Median Household Income # 808 20th
Per Capita Income # 788 22nd

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