Lowden, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lowden, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Lowden had a population of 810 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 810
Population in Households 810
Population in Familes 641
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 793
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 362
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 232
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $97,581
Average Home Value $115,720
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,096
Average Household Income $53,822
Per Capita Income $23,953
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.25%
Households 0.73% 0.38%
Families 0.78% 0.43%
Median Household Income   -0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

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, 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 # 357 65th
Population Density1 # 429 58th
Diversity Index2 # 848 16th
Median Household Income # 876 13th
Per Capita Income # 771 24th

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