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Ayrshire, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ayrshire had a population of 137 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Ayrshire is located at latitude 43.0396 and longitude -94.8335 in Palo Alto County. 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. Palo Alto County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,322 feet.

The City of Ayrshire (GNIS ID: 2394046) 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 Ayrshire is located within Township of Silver Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Palo Alto County.

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

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


Total Population 137
Population in Households 137
Population in Familes 114
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 662
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 95 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $122,059
Average Home Value $147,131


Median Household Income $47,525
Average Household Income $63,114
Per Capita Income $27,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.81% -0.44%
Households -0.51% -0.28%
Families 7.21% -0.41%
Median Household Income   4.5%
Per Capita Income   2.94%
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, 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 # 805 20th
Population Density1 # 527 48th
Diversity Index2 # 367 63rd
Median Household Income # 689 32nd
Per Capita Income # 408 60th

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