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Albion, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Albion is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marshall County at latitude 42.1125 and longitude -92.9887. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 958 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Albion 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 Albion (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 520
Population in Households 520
Population in Familes 434
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 874
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (81.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $86,842
Average Home Value $110,278


Median Household Income $50,508
Average Household Income $55,433
Per Capita Income $23,203
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.69% 0.46%
Households 0.68% 0.47%
Families 0.79% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Albion, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albion 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 # 455 55th
Population Density1 # 382 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 511 50th
Median Household Income # 619 39th
Per Capita Income # 757 25th

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