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Thurman, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Thurman had a population of 217 as of July 1, 2016. Thurman ranks in the upper 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 Thurman is located at latitude 40.8202 and longitude -95.7488 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the City of Thurman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.

The City of Thurman (GNIS ID: 2397022) 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 Thurman is located within Township of Scott, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fremont County.

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


Total Population 217
Population in Households 217
Population in Familes 176
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 390
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 91 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $189,063
Average Home Value $239,831


Median Household Income $64,000
Average Household Income $75,147
Per Capita Income $30,064
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.86% -0.84%
Households -0.82% -0.8%
Families -1.97% -0.77%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.

Thurman, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thurman 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 # 685 32nd
Population Density1 # 717 29th
Diversity Index2 # 233 77th
Median Household Income # 141 86th
Per Capita Income # 263 74th

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