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Terril, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Terril had a population of 398 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Terril is located at latitude 43.3058 and longitude -94.969 in Dickinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Terril (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 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 Terril (GNIS ID: 2396043) 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 Terril is located within Township of Lloyd, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dickinson County.

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


Total Population 398
Daytime Population: Workers 184
Daytime Population: Residents 110
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 294
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 398
Population in Familes 343
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 730
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $54,621
Average Household Income $65,906
Per Capita Income $26,894


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $183,333
Average Home Value $229,281


Total Households 179
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 137
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 1.12% 1.27%
Households 1.21% 1.31%
Families 3.6% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Terril, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Terril 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 # 526 48th
Population Density # 465 54th
Diversity Index # 309 69th
Median Household Income # 479 53rd
Per Capita Income # 546 46th

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