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Mount Union, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Mount Union had a population of 109 as of July 1, 2015. 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, 2015.

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Mount Union, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 109
Population in Households 109
Population in Familes 94
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 973
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 44
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $129,545
Average Home Value $137,838


Median Household Income $66,617
Average Household Income $87,199
Per Capita Income $33,031
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.36%
Households 0.44% 0.45%
Families 3.9% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 858 15th
Population Density1 # 327 68th
Diversity Index2 # 922 9th
Median Household Income # 132 87th
Per Capita Income # 101 90th

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