Nashua, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Nashua, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Nashua had a population of 1,735 as of July 1, 2016. Nashua 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 Nashua is located at latitude 42.9504 and longitude -92.5425 in Chickasaw County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nashua (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Chickasaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.

The City of Nashua (GNIS ID: 2395153) 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 Nashua is located within Township of Bradford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chickasaw County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,735
Population in Households 1,735
Population in Familes 1,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 603
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 750
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 486
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 791 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 592 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $105,670
Average Home Value $129,561
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,425
Average Household Income $55,122
Per Capita Income $23,917
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.35%
Households 0.84% 0.45%
Families 1.02% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Nashua, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nashua 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 # 187 82nd
Population Density1 # 564 44th
Diversity Index2 # 781 23rd
Median Household Income # 976 3rd
Per Capita Income # 776 23rd

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