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Harris, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Harris had a population of 169 as of July 1, 2015. Harris ranks in the lower 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 Harris is located at latitude 43.4435 and longitude -95.4371 in Osceola County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harris (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Osceola County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,549 feet.

The City of Harris 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harris population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Harris, IA Boundary Map

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Harris, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 169
Population in Households 169
Population in Familes 142
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 213
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 90 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $107,143
Average Home Value $125,431
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,649
Average Household Income $73,672
Per Capita Income $29,773
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.12%
Households 0.25% 0.0%
Families 3.53% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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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Harris, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harris 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 # 745 26th
Population Density1 # 866 14th
Diversity Index2 # 927 8th
Median Household Income # 218 78th
Per Capita Income # 217 79th

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