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Davis City, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Davis City had a population of 201 as of July 1, 2016. Davis City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Davis City is located at latitude 40.6402 and longitude -93.8126 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Davis City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Davis City (GNIS ID: 2394468) 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 Davis City is located within Township of Burrell, a minor civil division (MCD) of Decatur County.

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


Total Population 201
Population in Households 197
Population in Familes 168
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 341
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $97,059
Average Home Value $166,118


Median Household Income $54,295
Average Household Income $66,941
Per Capita Income $26,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.4%
Households -0.52% -0.67%
Families 3.06% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.

Davis City, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Davis City 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 # 695 31st
Population Density1 # 758 25th
Diversity Index2 # 272 73rd
Median Household Income # 436 57th
Per Capita Income # 513 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.