The City of Alden had a population of 854 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Alden is located at latitude 42.5094 and longitude -93.3731 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alden (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hardin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,112 feet.
The City of Alden (GNIS ID: 2393911) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||854|
|Population in Familes||705|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||382 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||279 (73.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||83 (21.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||20 ( 5.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,207|
|Average Home Value||$105,735|
|Median Household Income||$52,034|
|Average Household Income||$73,647|
|Per Capita Income||$29,941|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.38%|
|Per Capita Income||1.31%|
The table below compares Alden 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.
|Total Population||# 342||66th|
|Population Density1||# 653||35th|
|Diversity Index2||# 598||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 528||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 267||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.