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Blencoe, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Blencoe is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Monona County at latitude 41.9303 and longitude -96.0821. Monona County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,040 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Blencoe, but most people and references simply refer to it as Blencoe, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Blencoe indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

City of Blencoe, IA Boundary Map

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Blencoe, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 218
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 181
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 288
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

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 $121,875
Average Home Value $150,625
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,871
Average Household Income $72,357
Per Capita Income $30,249
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.64% -0.56%
Households -0.48% -0.42%
Families -0.34% -0.59%
Median Household Income   4.79%
Per Capita Income   3.29%
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.

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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, 2014 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 # 684 32nd
Population Density1 # 800 21st
Diversity Index2 # 354 65th
Median Household Income # 188 81st
Per Capita Income # 160 84th

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