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Winfield, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Winfield is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Henry County at latitude 41.1259 and longitude -91.4381. Henry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 686 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Winfield 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 Winfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,097
Population in Households 1,056
Population in Familes 881
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 1,045
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 423
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 292
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 305 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $71,386
Average Home Value $77,451


Median Household Income $39,621
Average Household Income $49,340
Per Capita Income $19,317
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.78% -0.46%
Households -0.76% -0.38%
Families -0.79% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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.


Winfield, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winfield 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 # 268 74th
Population Density1 # 279 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 328 67th
Median Household Income # 927 8th
Per Capita Income # 972 4th

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