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Schleswig, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Schleswig had a population of 859 as of July 1, 2017. Schleswig 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 Schleswig is located at latitude 42.1605 and longitude -95.4347 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Schleswig (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,503 feet.

The City of Schleswig (GNIS ID: 2396554) 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 Schleswig is located within Township of Otter Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crawford County.

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


Total Population 859
Daytime Population: Workers 230
Daytime Population: Residents 471
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 701
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 859
Population in Familes 688
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 662
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $48,693
Average Household Income $60,297
Per Capita Income $25,730


Total Housing Units 419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 287 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $82,558
Average Home Value $111,024


Total Households 366
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 238
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 -0.36% -0.33%
Households -0.41% -0.27%
Families -0.45% -0.42%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Schleswig, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schleswig 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 # 335 67th
Population Density # 518 49th
Diversity Index # 55 95th
Median Household Income # 724 28th
Per Capita Income # 661 35th

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