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La Motte, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of La Motte had a population of 256 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for La Motte is located at latitude 42.2957 and longitude -90.6234 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Motte (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 928 feet.

The City of La Motte (GNIS ID: 2395568) 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.

The City of La Motte is located within Township of Prairie Springs, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Motte: LaMotte, Lamotte.

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


Total Population 256
Population in Households 256
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 560
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 107
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (80.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $177,941
Average Home Value $223,034


Median Household Income $62,881
Average Household Income $77,310
Per Capita Income $30,154
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.24%
Households 0.15% 0.0%
Families 0.78% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

La Motte, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Motte 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 # 643 36th
Population Density1 # 593 41st
Diversity Index2 # 600 40th
Median Household Income # 160 84th
Per Capita Income # 257 75th

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