Little Cedar, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Little Cedar, Iowa - Basic Facts

The Little Cedar Census Designated Place had a population of 58 as of July 1, 2016. Little Cedar ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Little Cedar is located at latitude 43.3698 and longitude -92.7236 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the Little Cedar Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,197 feet.

The Little Cedar Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583485) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Little Cedar Census Designated Place is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mitchell County.

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


Total Population 58
Population in Households 58
Population in Familes 51
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 20
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $92,857
Average Home Value $179,545


Median Household Income $47,992
Average Household Income $56,847
Per Capita Income $19,660
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.54% -0.7%
Households -0.56% 0.0%
Families 3.63% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   3.13%
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.

Little Cedar, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Little Cedar 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 # 943 7th
Population Density1 # 1001 1st
Diversity Index2 # 934 8th
Median Household Income # 669 34th
Per Capita Income # 989 2nd

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