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Prairieburg, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Prairieburg is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Linn County at latitude 42.2377 and longitude -91.4258. Linn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 997 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Prairieburg, but most people and references simply refer to it as Prairieburg, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Prairieburg indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Prairieburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Prairieburg, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 174
Population in Households 174
Population in Familes 150
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 377
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 78 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $165,909
Average Home Value $187,705


Median Household Income $61,259
Average Household Income $71,176
Per Capita Income $27,053
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.53% -0.23%
Households -0.32% -0.27%
Families 1.73% -0.35%
Median Household Income   4.73%
Per Capita Income   4.1%
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.


Prairieburg, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prairieburg to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 739 27th
Population Density1 # 726 28th
Diversity Index2 # 917 9th
Median Household Income # 179 82nd
Per Capita Income # 354 65th

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