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Matlock, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Matlock is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sioux County at latitude 43.2443 and longitude -95.9345. Sioux County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,401 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Matlock 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 Matlock (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 95
Population in Households 92
Population in Familes 74
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 257
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 39 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $132,143
Average Home Value $137,037


Median Household Income $53,145
Average Household Income $64,113
Per Capita Income $22,551
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.09% 1.43%
Households 2.01% 2.07%
Families 1.9% 1.49%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.29%
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.


Matlock, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Matlock 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 # 874 13th
Population Density1 # 822 19th
Diversity Index2 # 382 62nd
Median Household Income # 464 54th
Per Capita Income # 812 20th

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