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Lovilia, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lovilia is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Monroe County at latitude 41.1349 and longitude -92.9081. Monroe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 915 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Lovilia 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 Lovilia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 555
Population in Households 555
Population in Familes 472
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,107
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 214
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 156
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 175 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $66,477
Average Home Value $82,429


Median Household Income $45,490
Average Household Income $52,278
Per Capita Income $20,081
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.73% 0.5%
Households 0.79% 0.55%
Families 1.09% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.


Lovilia, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lovilia 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 # 441 56th
Population Density1 # 245 76th
Diversity Index2 # 92 91st
Median Household Income # 763 24th
Per Capita Income # 956 5th

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