Bancroft, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bancroft, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Bancroft had a population of 678 as of July 1, 2016. Bancroft ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Bancroft is located at latitude 43.2928 and longitude -94.2175 in Kossuth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bancroft (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kossuth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,181 feet.

The City of Bancroft (GNIS ID: 2394058) 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 Bancroft is located within Township of Greenwood, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kossuth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bancroft 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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Bancroft, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 678
Population in Households 656
Population in Familes 527
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 1,232
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $87,987
Average Home Value $109,889
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,905
Average Household Income $56,759
Per Capita Income $24,103
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.57%
Households -0.43% -0.48%
Families 0.35% -0.54%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.

Bancroft, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bancroft 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 # 397 61st
Population Density1 # 184 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 904 10th
Median Household Income # 675 33rd
Per Capita Income # 759 25th

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