Nichols, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Nichols, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Nichols had a population of 388 as of July 1, 2016. Nichols ranks in the upper 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 Nichols is located at latitude 41.4797 and longitude -91.3079 in Muscatine County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nichols (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Muscatine County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 636 feet.

The City of Nichols (GNIS ID: 2395232) 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 Nichols is located within Township of Pike, a minor civil division (MCD) of Muscatine County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nichols population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nichols: Nichol.


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Nichols, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 388
Population in Households 388
Population in Familes 332
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,672
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 111
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $121,667
Average Home Value $163,235
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,574
Average Household Income $60,858
Per Capita Income $23,768
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.46%
Households 0.56% 0.4%
Families 0.89% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Nichols, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nichols 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 # 536 47th
Population Density1 # 57 94th
Diversity Index2 # 41 96th
Median Household Income # 660 35th
Per Capita Income # 792 22nd

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