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Ayrshire, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ayrshire is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Palo Alto County at latitude 43.0396 and longitude -94.8335. Palo Alto County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,322 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Ayrshire 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 Ayrshire (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 134
Population in Households 134
Population in Familes 111
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 647
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 71
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 95 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $113,235
Average Home Value $140,254


Median Household Income $51,173
Average Household Income $67,025
Per Capita Income $28,297
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.52% -1.38%
Households -1.28% -1.15%
Families 7.92% -1.31%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.67%
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.


Ayrshire, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ayrshire 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 # 815 19th
Population Density1 # 536 47th
Diversity Index2 # 311 69th
Median Household Income # 579 43rd
Per Capita Income # 255 75th

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