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Sac City, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Sac City had a population of 2,153 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sac City is located at latitude 42.422 and longitude -94.9974 in Sac County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sac City (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Sac County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,217 feet.

The City of Sac City (GNIS ID: 2396466) 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 Sac City is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sac County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sac City 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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Sac City, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,153
Daytime Population: Workers 1,369
Daytime Population: Residents 974
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,343
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 2,107
Population in Familes 1,591
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density2 443
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $45,343
Average Household Income $56,748
Per Capita Income $26,435


Total Housing Units 1,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 721 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 270 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $77,838
Average Home Value $97,580


Total Households 992
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 576
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 -0.42% -0.39%
Households -0.36% -0.39%
Families -0.33% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Sac City, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sac City 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 # 158 84th
Population Density # 678 33rd
Diversity Index # 739 27th
Median Household Income # 839 17th
Per Capita Income # 594 41st

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