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Drakesville, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Drakesville had a population of 190 as of July 1, 2016. Drakesville ranks in the lower 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 Drakesville is located at latitude 40.7984 and longitude -92.4814 in Davis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Drakesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Davis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 886 feet.

The City of Drakesville (GNIS ID: 2394561) 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 Drakesville is located within Township of Drakesville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Davis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Drakesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Drakesville: Drakeville.

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Drakesville, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 190
Population in Households 184
Population in Familes 156
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 772
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $116,667
Average Home Value $127,823


Median Household Income $51,206
Average Household Income $79,946
Per Capita Income $28,247
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.42%
Households 0.62% 0.25%
Families 2.55% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   3.27%
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.

Drakesville, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Drakesville 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 # 717 29th
Population Density1 # 443 56th
Diversity Index2 # 887 12th
Median Household Income # 572 43rd
Per Capita Income # 373 63rd

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