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Kiron, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Kiron had a population of 256 as of July 1, 2016. Kiron ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Kiron is located at latitude 42.1941 and longitude -95.3273 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kiron (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,342 feet.

The City of Kiron (GNIS ID: 2395550) 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 Kiron is located within Township of Otter Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crawford County.

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


Total Population 256
Population in Households 256
Population in Familes 206
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,228
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 111
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $91,406
Average Home Value $121,629


Median Household Income $48,972
Average Household Income $61,658
Per Capita Income $25,359
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.37% -0.79%
Households -1.37% -0.92%
Families -0.42% -1.09%
Median Household Income   -0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Kiron, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kiron 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 # 644 36th
Population Density1 # 186 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 74 93rd
Median Household Income # 645 36th
Per Capita Income # 642 36th

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