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Lawler, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lawler had a population of 414 as of July 1, 2017. Lawler ranks in the upper 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 Lawler is located at latitude 43.0718 and longitude -92.1539 in Chickasaw County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lawler (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Chickasaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,083 feet.

The City of Lawler (GNIS ID: 2395646) 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 Lawler is located within Township of Stapleton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chickasaw County.

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


Total Population 414
Daytime Population: Workers 122
Daytime Population: Residents 160
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 282
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 414
Population in Familes 349
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 468
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $53,127
Average Household Income $61,883
Per Capita Income $26,726


Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (79.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $110,870
Average Home Value $146,142


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 135
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 -0.81% -0.79%
Households -0.7% -0.75%
Families 0.85% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Lawler, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawler 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 # 515 49th
Population Density # 668 34th
Diversity Index # 251 75th
Median Household Income # 553 45th
Per Capita Income # 565 44th

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