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Lone Rock, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lone Rock had a population of 134 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Lone Rock, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 134
Daytime Population: Workers 59
Daytime Population: Residents 69
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 128
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 128
Population in Familes 103
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,135
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $39,560
Average Household Income $53,344
Per Capita Income $22,464


Total Housing Units 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $51,786
Average Home Value $101,271


Total Households 69
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.18% -0.91%
Households -1.14% -0.89%
Families -0.91% -0.93%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

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, 2017 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 # 810 20th
Population Density # 226 78th
Diversity Index # 398 60th
Median Household Income # 963 5th
Per Capita Income # 930 8th

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