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Hospers, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Hospers had a population of 812 as of July 1, 2016. Hospers ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hospers is located at latitude 43.0725 and longitude -95.9037 in Sioux County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hospers (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sioux County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,345 feet.

The City of Hospers (GNIS ID: 2394423) 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 Hospers is located within Township of Floyd, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sioux County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hospers 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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Hospers, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 812
Population in Households 812
Population in Familes 697
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,497
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 325
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 235
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (83.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $96,622
Average Home Value $132,818


Median Household Income $54,730
Average Household Income $66,337
Per Capita Income $26,034
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.45% 1.81%
Households 2.53% 1.84%
Families 3.46% 1.73%
Median Household Income   3.62%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Hospers, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hospers 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 # 356 65th
Population Density1 # 99 90th
Diversity Index2 # 604 41st
Median Household Income # 414 59th
Per Capita Income # 583 42nd

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