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Charlotte, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Charlotte had a population of 394 as of July 1, 2016. Charlotte 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 Charlotte is located at latitude 41.9621 and longitude -90.4682 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Charlotte (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The City of Charlotte (GNIS ID: 2393806) 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 Charlotte is located within Township of Waterford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clinton County.

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


Total Population 394
Population in Households 394
Population in Familes 339
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 685
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 158
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 118
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $110,833
Average Home Value $173,780


Median Household Income $53,026
Average Household Income $60,681
Per Capita Income $24,406
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.15%
Households 0.2% 0.0%
Families 1.89% -0.17%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.

Charlotte, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlotte 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 # 533 47th
Population Density1 # 508 50th
Diversity Index2 # 79 92nd
Median Household Income # 493 51st
Per Capita Income # 733 27th

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