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Patterson, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Patterson had a population of 189 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Patterson is located at latitude 41.3485 and longitude -93.8772 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Patterson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 889 feet.

The City of Patterson (GNIS ID: 2396161) 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 Patterson is located within Township of Crawford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Patterson 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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Patterson, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 189
Daytime Population: Workers 8
Daytime Population: Residents 71
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 79
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.42
Population in Households 189
Population in Familes 170
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 402
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $77,139
Average Household Income $94,187
Per Capita Income $34,744


Total Housing Units 81 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (88.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $285,938
Average Home Value $285,211


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3
  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 4.33% 1.64%
Households 3.63% 1.47%
Families 6.84% 1.54%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Patterson, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Patterson 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 # 715 29th
Population Density # 705 30th
Diversity Index # 473 53rd
Median Household Income # 51 95th
Per Capita Income # 88 91st

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