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Mount Union, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Mount Union had a population of 106 as of July 1, 2017. Mount Union 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 Mount Union is located at latitude 41.0576 and longitude -91.3908 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Union (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 725 feet.

The City of Mount Union (GNIS ID: 2395127) 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 Mount Union is located within Township of Canaan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Union population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Mount Union, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 106
Daytime Population: Workers 33
Daytime Population: Residents 47
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 80
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 106
Population in Familes 91
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 946
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $53,072
Average Household Income $74,602
Per Capita Income $29,734


Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $145,833
Average Home Value $159,459


Total Households 43
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.13% -0.19%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.37% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Mount Union, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Union to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 857 15th
Population Density # 333 67th
Diversity Index # 813 19th
Median Household Income # 557 45th
Per Capita Income # 315 69th

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