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Rhodes, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Rhodes had a population of 315 as of July 1, 2016. Rhodes ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rhodes is located at latitude 41.9278 and longitude -93.1837 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rhodes (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The City of Rhodes (GNIS ID: 2396358) 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 Rhodes is located within Township of Eden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

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


Total Population 315
Population in Households 315
Population in Familes 274
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 311
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 100
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $214,318


Median Household Income $60,724
Average Household Income $73,070
Per Capita Income $29,589
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.38%
Households 0.5% 0.31%
Families 2.07% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Rhodes, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rhodes 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 # 586 42nd
Population Density1 # 775 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 519 49th
Median Household Income # 203 80th
Per Capita Income # 290 71st

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