Packwood, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Packwood Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Packwood Content

Also See: Packwood, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Packwood, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Packwood had a population of 198 as of July 1, 2016. Packwood 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 Packwood is located at latitude 41.1327 and longitude -92.0825 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Packwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 810 feet.

The City of Packwood (GNIS ID: 2396125) 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 Packwood is located within Township of Polk, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

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

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


City of Packwood, IA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | IA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Polk | Jefferson County | Iowa Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 198
Population in Households 198
Population in Familes 163
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 261
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 83
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $85,000
Average Home Value $142,537


Median Household Income $47,603
Average Household Income $60,010
Per Capita Income $25,040
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.1%
Households -0.38% 0.0%
Families 1.48% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

Packwood, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Packwood 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 # 700 31st
Population Density1 # 826 18th
Diversity Index2 # 652 34th
Median Household Income # 683 32nd
Per Capita Income # 665 34th

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

Iowa Research Tools

Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Iowa Census Data
Highest or Lowest: