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Persia, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Persia had a population of 326 as of July 1, 2016. Persia ranks in the lower 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 Persia is located at latitude 41.5786 and longitude -95.5704 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Persia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,175 feet.

The City of Persia (GNIS ID: 2396187) 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 Persia is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 326
Population in Households 320
Population in Familes 283
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 693
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 103
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $152,941
Average Home Value $194,444
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,858
Average Household Income $75,837
Per Capita Income $29,180
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% -0.06%
Households 0.5% 0.15%
Families 2.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Persia, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Persia 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 # 579 43rd
Population Density1 # 499 51st
Diversity Index2 # 792 21st
Median Household Income # 162 84th
Per Capita Income # 315 69th

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