Balltown, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Balltown, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Balltown had a population of 62 as of July 1, 2016. Balltown 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 Balltown is located at latitude 42.6373 and longitude -90.8698 in Dubuque County. The formal boundaries for the City of Balltown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dubuque County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,201 feet.

The City of Balltown (GNIS ID: 2394056) 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 Balltown is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dubuque County.

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


Total Population 62
Population in Households 62
Population in Familes 55
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 851
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 30
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 32 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $208,000


Median Household Income $55,336
Average Household Income $73,412
Per Capita Income $25,884
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.95%
Households 1.11% 0.66%
Families 3.1% 0.85%
Median Household Income   4.15%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
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.

Balltown, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Balltown 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 # 939 7th
Population Density1 # 401 60th
Diversity Index2 # 940 7th
Median Household Income # 380 63rd
Per Capita Income # 600 41st

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