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Arnolds Park, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Arnolds Park had a population of 1,127 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Arnolds Park is located at latitude 43.3676 and longitude -95.1243 in Dickinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arnolds Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dickinson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,434 feet.

The City of Arnolds Park (GNIS ID: 2393992) 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 Arnolds Park is located within Township of Center Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dickinson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arnolds Park 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 Arnolds Park: Arnold Park.

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


Total Population 1,127
Population in Households 1,125
Population in Familes 834
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 716
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 587
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 467 (30.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 929 (61.3%)
Median Home Value $172,857
Average Home Value $302,317


Median Household Income $54,155
Average Household Income $75,907
Per Capita Income $36,420
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% 0.25%
Households -0.08% 0.1%
Families 0.71% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.3%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.

Arnolds Park, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arnolds Park 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 # 262 74th
Population Density1 # 480 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 663 35th
Median Household Income # 444 56th
Per Capita Income # 58 94th

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