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Dougherty, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Dougherty had a population of 56 as of July 1, 2016. Dougherty ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Dougherty is located at latitude 42.922 and longitude -93.0359 in Cerro Gordo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dougherty (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cerro Gordo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,099 feet.

The City of Dougherty (GNIS ID: 2394551) 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 Dougherty is located within Township of Dougherty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cerro Gordo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dougherty 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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Dougherty, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 56
Population in Households 56
Population in Familes 49
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 102
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 29
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 43 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (32.6%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $162,500
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,678
Average Household Income $79,649
Per Capita Income $31,662
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.56% -0.36%
Households 0.0% -0.7%
Families 2.5% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.

Dougherty, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dougherty 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 # 948 6th
Population Density1 # 961 5th
Diversity Index2 # 923 9th
Median Household Income # 322 68th
Per Capita Income # 194 81st

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