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Blencoe, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Blencoe had a population of 217 as of July 1, 2015. Blencoe 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 Blencoe is located at latitude 41.9303 and longitude -96.0821 in Monona County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blencoe (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monona County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,040 feet.

The City of Blencoe (GNIS ID: 2394191) 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 Blencoe is located within Township of Sherman, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monona County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blencoe 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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Blencoe, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 217
Population in Households 217
Population in Familes 179
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 287
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $148,077


Median Household Income $63,348
Average Household Income $76,487
Per Capita Income $32,123
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.6% -0.37%
Households -0.39% -0.21%
Families -0.55% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.


Blencoe, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blencoe 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 # 686 32nd
Population Density1 # 798 21st
Diversity Index2 # 283 72nd
Median Household Income # 182 82nd
Per Capita Income # 134 87th

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