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Homestead, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The Homestead Census Designated Place had a population of 150 as of July 1, 2016. Homestead ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Homestead is located at latitude 41.7627 and longitude -91.8731 in Iowa County. The formal boundaries for the Homestead Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iowa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 869 feet.

The Homestead Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633313) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Homestead Census Designated Place is located within Township of Iowa, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iowa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Homestead population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Homestead, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 150
Population in Households 150
Population in Familes 136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 58
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 62 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (79.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $215,000
Average Home Value $261,735


Median Household Income $64,152
Average Household Income $70,530
Per Capita Income $26,502
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.27%
Households 0.28% 0.34%
Families 1.78% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Homestead, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Homestead to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 784 22nd
Population Density1 # 969 4th
Diversity Index2 # 703 30th
Median Household Income # 136 87th
Per Capita Income # 536 47th

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