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Craig, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Craig had a population of 87 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Craig is located at latitude 42.8956 and longitude -96.3096 in Plymouth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Craig (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Plymouth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,398 feet.

The City of Craig (GNIS ID: 2393660) 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 Craig 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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Craig, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 87
Population in Households 87
Population in Familes 77
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 959
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 45 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $134,375
Average Home Value $143,103


Median Household Income $72,768
Average Household Income $74,876
Per Capita Income $27,156
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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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Craig, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Craig 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 # 888 12th
Population Density1 # 335 67th
Diversity Index2 # 709 30th
Median Household Income # 78 92nd
Per Capita Income # 409 60th

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