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Worthington, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Worthington had a population of 435 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Worthington is located at latitude 42.3981 and longitude -91.1208 in Dubuque County. The formal boundaries for the City of Worthington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dubuque County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 919 feet.

The City of Worthington (GNIS ID: 2397379) 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 Worthington is located within Township of Dodge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dubuque County.

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


Total Population 435
Daytime Population: Workers 111
Daytime Population: Residents 219
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 330
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 432
Population in Familes 374
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 990
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $58,612
Average Household Income $77,696
Per Capita Income $29,045


Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (85.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 1.7%)
Median Home Value $171,875
Average Home Value $237,171


Total Households 174
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 130
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 1.13% 1.12%
Households 1.16% 1.12%
Families 2.46% 0.91%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Worthington, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Worthington 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 # 500 51st
Population Density # 306 70th
Diversity Index # 504 50th
Median Household Income # 297 71st
Per Capita Income # 362 64th

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