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The City of Rossie had a population of 73 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rossie is located at latitude 43.0137 and longitude -95.1886 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rossie (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,411 feet.

The City of Rossie (GNIS ID: 2396437) 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 Rossie is located within Township of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

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


Total Population 73
Population in Households 73
Population in Familes 59
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 505
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 27
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $78,125
Average Home Value $126,190


Median Household Income $56,457
Average Household Income $67,986
Per Capita Income $27,291
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.54%
Households 0.61% 0.0%
Families -1.67% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Rossie, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rossie 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 # 917 9th
Population Density1 # 650 36th
Diversity Index2 # 279 72nd
Median Household Income # 332 67th
Per Capita Income # 466 54th

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