The City of Van Meter had a population of 1,315 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Van Meter is located at latitude 41.5266 and longitude -93.9524 in Dallas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Van Meter (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 879 feet.
The City of Van Meter (GNIS ID: 2397116) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Van Meter population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,315|
|Population in Familes||1,157|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.74|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||521 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||403 (77.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||77 (14.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||41 ( 7.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$200,000|
|Average Home Value||$320,606|
|Median Household Income||$90,643|
|Average Household Income||$104,858|
|Per Capita Income||$38,213|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.8%|
|Per Capita Income||2.23%|
The table below compares Van Meter 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.
|Total Population||# 237||77th|
|Population Density1||# 393||61st|
|Diversity Index2||# 454||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 9||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 33||97th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.