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Manchester, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Manchester had a population of 5,179 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Manchester is located at latitude 42.4853 and longitude -91.4561 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the City of Manchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 938 feet.

The City of Manchester (GNIS ID: 2395826) 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 Manchester is located within Township of Delaware, a minor civil division (MCD) of Delaware County.

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


Total Population 5,179
Daytime Population: Workers 4,798
Daytime Population: Residents 2,550
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,348
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 5,074
Population in Familes 4,009
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density2 1,068
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $48,033
Average Household Income $58,544
Per Capita Income $25,024


Total Housing Units 2,392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,535 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 667 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $119,511
Average Home Value $129,007


Total Households 2,203
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,378
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 0.0% -0.03%
Households 0.03% -0.02%
Families -0.13% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Manchester, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manchester 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 # 77 92nd
Population Density # 265 74th
Diversity Index # 482 52nd
Median Household Income # 744 26th
Per Capita Income # 726 28th

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