West Amana, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Amana, Iowa - Basic Facts

The West Amana Census Designated Place had a population of 141 as of July 1, 2015. West Amana ranks in the upper 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 West Amana is located at latitude 41.8085 and longitude -91.9655 in Iowa County. The formal boundaries for the West Amana Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iowa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 781 feet.

The West Amana Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629976) 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 West Amana Census Designated Place is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iowa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Amana 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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West Amana, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 141
Population in Households 141
Population in Familes 111
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 518
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 69 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $143,333
Average Home Value $155,435


Median Household Income $55,018
Average Household Income $61,441
Per Capita Income $25,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.56%
Households 0.97% 0.65%
Families 2.65% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.


West Amana, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Amana 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 # 798 21st
Population Density1 # 632 37th
Diversity Index2 # 140 86th
Median Household Income # 401 60th
Per Capita Income # 531 47th

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