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Craig, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Craig is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Plymouth County at latitude 42.8956 and longitude -96.3096. Plymouth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,398 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Craig 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 Craig (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 88
Population in Households 88
Population in Familes 78
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 970
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 45 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $128,125
Average Home Value $136,207


Median Household Income $72,954
Average Household Income $91,681
Per Capita Income $31,096
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.27% -0.23%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.6% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   3.21%
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.


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, 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 # 890 12th
Population Density1 # 329 67th
Diversity Index2 # 458 55th
Median Household Income # 69 93rd
Per Capita Income # 123 88th

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