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Truro, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Truro had a population of 439 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Truro is located at latitude 41.2098 and longitude -93.8467 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Truro (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,083 feet.

The City of Truro (GNIS ID: 2397067) 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 Truro is located within Township of Ohio, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Truro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Truro: Turro.

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Truro, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 439
Population in Households 439
Population in Familes 389
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 451
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $196,639


Median Household Income $60,811
Average Household Income $84,025
Per Capita Income $30,327
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.58% -1.12%
Households -1.64% -1.11%
Families -1.08% -1.08%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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.

Truro, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Truro 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 # 504 50th
Population Density1 # 677 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 561 44th
Median Household Income # 200 80th
Per Capita Income # 254 75th

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