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Cleghorn, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Cleghorn had a population of 198 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cleghorn is located at latitude 42.8125 and longitude -95.7127 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cleghorn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,470 feet.

The City of Cleghorn (GNIS ID: 2393556) 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 Cleghorn is located within Township of Sheridan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cherokee County.

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


Total Population 198
Population in Households 198
Population in Familes 160
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 880
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $88,333
Average Home Value $134,643


Median Household Income $47,320
Average Household Income $67,541
Per Capita Income $31,458
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.79% -0.72%
Households -0.52% -0.45%
Families -0.26% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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.

Cleghorn, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cleghorn 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 # 699 31st
Population Density1 # 372 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 380 62nd
Median Household Income # 700 31st
Per Capita Income # 203 80th

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