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Deep River, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Deep River had a population of 278 as of July 1, 2016. Deep River ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Deep River is located at latitude 41.5812 and longitude -92.3732 in Poweshiek County. The formal boundaries for the City of Deep River (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Poweshiek County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 906 feet.

The City of Deep River (GNIS ID: 2394485) 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 Deep River is located within Township of Deep River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Poweshiek County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Deep River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Deep River, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 278
Population in Households 278
Population in Familes 228
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 654
Diversity Index2 1


Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $149,745


Median Household Income $48,702
Average Household Income $65,865
Per Capita Income $28,043
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.07%
Households -0.13% 0.0%
Families 1.04% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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.

Deep River, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deep River to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 620 39th
Population Density1 # 525 48th
Diversity Index2 # 992 2nd
Median Household Income # 659 35th
Per Capita Income # 398 61st

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