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The City of Dana had a population of 68 as of July 1, 2016. Dana ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Dana is located at latitude 42.1071 and longitude -94.2384 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dana (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,129 feet.

The City of Dana (GNIS ID: 2393711) 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 Dana is located within Township of Junction, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

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


Total Population 68
Population in Households 68
Population in Familes 55
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 242
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 24
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 32 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $80,000
Average Home Value $126,389


Median Household Income $47,508
Average Household Income $66,560
Per Capita Income $26,482
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.69% -0.3%
Households -0.65% 0.0%
Families -1.98% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.

Dana, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dana 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 # 924 8th
Population Density1 # 835 17th
Diversity Index2 # 166 84th
Median Household Income # 692 32nd
Per Capita Income # 539 47th

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