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Fremont, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Fremont had a population of 712 as of July 1, 2016. Fremont ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fremont is located at latitude 41.2125 and longitude -92.4342 in Mahaska County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fremont (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mahaska County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 840 feet.

The City of Fremont (GNIS ID: 2394824) 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 Fremont is located within Township of Cedar, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mahaska County.

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


Total Population 712
Population in Households 712
Population in Familes 586
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 690
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 288
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 198
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $103,326


Median Household Income $40,720
Average Household Income $52,907
Per Capita Income $21,392
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.68% -0.45%
Households -0.65% -0.42%
Families -0.79% -0.61%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Fremont, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fremont 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 # 382 62nd
Population Density1 # 503 50th
Diversity Index2 # 914 10th
Median Household Income # 922 9th
Per Capita Income # 948 6th

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