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Churdan, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Churdan had a population of 378 as of July 1, 2017. Churdan ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Churdan is located at latitude 42.1531 and longitude -94.479 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Churdan (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,109 feet.

The City of Churdan (GNIS ID: 2393523) 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 Churdan is located within Township of Highland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Churdan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Churdan: Churdantown.

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Churdan, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 378
Daytime Population: Workers 127
Daytime Population: Residents 207
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 334
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 378
Population in Familes 297
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 179
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $43,638
Average Household Income $57,978
Per Capita Income $25,198


Total Housing Units 203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 138 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $64,815
Average Home Value $114,154


Total Households 174
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 107
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 -0.29% -0.7%
Households -0.24% -0.7%
Families 0.53% -0.76%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Churdan, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Churdan 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 # 537 47th
Population Density # 892 12th
Diversity Index # 285 72nd
Median Household Income # 881 13th
Per Capita Income # 709 30th

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