Ackley, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ackley, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Ackley had a population of 1,583 as of July 1, 2016. Ackley 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 Ackley is located at latitude 42.5517 and longitude -93.0523 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ackley (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Hardin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,096 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Ackley are located in Hardin County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Franklin County.

The City of Ackley (GNIS ID: 2393877) 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 Ackley is located within Township of Etna, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hardin County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,583
Population in Households 1,520
Population in Familes 1,224
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 646
Diversity Index2 26
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 690
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 454
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 551 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $91,104
Average Home Value $108,938
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,930
Average Household Income $58,318
Per Capita Income $25,365
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% 0.01%
Households -0.21% -0.12%
Families 0.25% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Ackley, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ackley 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 # 197 81st
Population Density1 # 532 47th
Diversity Index2 # 86 91st
Median Household Income # 652 35th
Per Capita Income # 640 37th

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