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Rodman, Iowa - Basic Facts

Rodman is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Rodman.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Palo Alto County at latitude 43.0286 and longitude -94.5311. Palo Alto County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,194 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Rodman (see map) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 42
Population in Households 42
Population in Familes 36
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 247
Diversity Index2 0


Total Households 22
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 25 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $95,000
Average Home Value $107,353


Median Household Income $55,781
Average Household Income $70,970
Per Capita Income $29,268
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.61% -0.97%
Households -1.04% -0.93%
Families 5.39% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   3.36%
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.


Rodman, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rodman 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 # 972 3rd
Population Density1 # 834 17th
Diversity Index2 # 1000 0th
Median Household Income # 335 67th
Per Capita Income # 200 80th

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