The City of Elma had a population of 552 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Elma is located at latitude 43.2459 and longitude -92.4393 in Howard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elma (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Howard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,188 feet.
The City of Elma (GNIS ID: 2394669) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||199|
|Daytime Population: Residents||320|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||519|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.94|
|Population in Households||527|
|Population in Familes||434|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||25|
|Median Household Income||$38,750|
|Average Household Income||$57,051|
|Per Capita Income||$22,305|
|Total Housing Units||273 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||182 (66.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||60 (22.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||32 (11.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$65,909|
|Average Home Value||$133,104|
|Average Household Size||2.19|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.86%|
|Per Capita Income||2.58%|
The table below compares Elma 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.
|Total Population||# 443||56th|
|Population Density||# 692||32nd|
|Diversity Index||# 600||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 975||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 940||7th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.