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Montezuma, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Montezuma had a population of 1,582 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Montezuma is located at latitude 41.583 and longitude -92.5278 in Poweshiek County. The formal boundaries for the City of Montezuma (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Poweshiek County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.

The City of Montezuma (GNIS ID: 2395378) 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 Montezuma is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Poweshiek County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Montezuma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Montezuma, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,582
Daytime Population: Workers 1,329
Daytime Population: Residents 801
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,130
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.35
Population in Households 1,551
Population in Familes 1,221
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 638
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $55,410
Average Household Income $63,292
Per Capita Income $27,183


Total Housing Units 705 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 230 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $117,828
Average Home Value $128,769


Total Households 680
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 426
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.09% 0.3%
Households 1.01% 0.26%
Families 0.91% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Montezuma, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montezuma to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 200 80th
Population Density # 540 47th
Diversity Index # 559 44th
Median Household Income # 428 58th
Per Capita Income # 523 48th

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