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Woden, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Woden is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hancock County at latitude 43.2308 and longitude -93.9114. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,230 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Woden, but most people and references simply refer to it as Woden, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Woden indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Woden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Woden, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 202
Population in Households 202
Population in Familes 171
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 478
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $78,750
Average Home Value $100,667


Median Household Income $52,301
Average Household Income $63,245
Per Capita Income $25,469
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.91% -2.06%
Households -2.54% -1.97%
Families 2.2% -2.15%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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.

Woden, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woden to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 693 31st
Population Density1 # 663 34th
Diversity Index2 # 368 64th
Median Household Income # 513 49th
Per Capita Income # 521 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.