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Lone Rock, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lone Rock had a population of 145 as of July 1, 2016. Lone Rock ranks in the upper 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 Lone Rock is located at latitude 43.2208 and longitude -94.3255 in Kossuth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lone Rock (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kossuth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,201 feet.

The City of Lone Rock (GNIS ID: 2395751) 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 Lone Rock is located within Township of Fenton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kossuth County.

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


Total Population 145
Population in Households 139
Population in Familes 112
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,228
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $49,219
Average Home Value $98,810


Median Household Income $38,078
Average Household Income $48,942
Per Capita Income $20,728
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.28%
Households 0.0% -0.27%
Families 0.34% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Lone Rock, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lone Rock 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 # 795 21st
Population Density1 # 187 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 328 68th
Median Household Income # 965 4th
Per Capita Income # 969 4th

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