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Morning Sun, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Morning Sun had a population of 870 as of July 1, 2016. Morning Sun 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 Morning Sun is located at latitude 41.0942 and longitude -91.2506 in Louisa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Morning Sun (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Louisa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 755 feet.

The City of Morning Sun (GNIS ID: 2395405) 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 Morning Sun is located within Township of Morning Sun, a minor civil division (MCD) of Louisa County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 870
Population in Households 834
Population in Familes 689
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 1,118
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 328
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 227
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $72,481
Average Home Value $94,466
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,200
Average Household Income $61,187
Per Capita Income $23,527
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.09%
Households 0.7% 0.12%
Families 0.5% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Morning Sun, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morning Sun 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 # 333 67th
Population Density1 # 239 76th
Diversity Index2 # 544 46th
Median Household Income # 490 52nd
Per Capita Income # 812 20th

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