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Saint Ansgar, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Ansgar had a population of 1,132 as of July 1, 2017. Saint Ansgar 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 Saint Ansgar is located at latitude 43.3798 and longitude -92.9178 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saint Ansgar (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

The City of Saint Ansgar (GNIS ID: 2396470) 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 Saint Ansgar is located within Township of Saint Ansgar, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mitchell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint Ansgar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Saint Ansgar, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,132
Daytime Population: Workers 1,168
Daytime Population: Residents 617
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,785
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.58
Population in Households 1,089
Population in Familes 886
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 1,048
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $51,376
Average Household Income $61,178
Per Capita Income $26,165


Total Housing Units 517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $124,390
Average Home Value $146,990


Total Households 477
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 310
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.37%
Households 0.26% 0.37%
Families 0.32% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Saint Ansgar, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Ansgar to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 259 74th
Population Density # 274 73rd
Diversity Index # 867 14th
Median Household Income # 632 37th
Per Capita Income # 620 39th

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