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Mount Union, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Union is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Henry County at latitude 41.0576 and longitude -91.3908. Henry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 725 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Mount Union, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mount Union, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mount Union indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Mount Union, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 109
Population in Households 109
Population in Familes 94
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 973
Diversity Index2 5


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


Total Housing Units 55 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $127,273
Average Home Value $136,184


Median Household Income $61,667
Average Household Income $73,635
Per Capita Income $28,541
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.36%
Households 0.54% 0.45%
Families 4.83% 0.6%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   3.07%
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, 2014 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 # 860 15th
Population Density1 # 326 68th
Diversity Index2 # 770 24th
Median Household Income # 174 83rd
Per Capita Income # 240 76th

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