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Albion, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Albion had a population of 515 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Albion is located at latitude 42.1125 and longitude -92.9887 in Marshall County. 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. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 958 feet.

The City of Albion (GNIS ID: 2393907) 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 Albion is located within Township of Taylor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Albion population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Albion, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 515
Population in Households 515
Population in Familes 429
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 865
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 150
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (79.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $78,472
Average Home Value $99,157


Median Household Income $53,160
Average Household Income $62,454
Per Capita Income $26,148
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.42%
Households 0.37% 0.38%
Families 0.39% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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, 2015 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 # 456 55th
Population Density1 # 389 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 534 47th
Median Household Income # 468 54th
Per Capita Income # 492 51st

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