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The City of Dysart had a population of 1,437 as of July 1, 2016. Dysart 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 Dysart is located at latitude 42.1721 and longitude -92.3091 in Tama County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dysart (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tama County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 978 feet.

The City of Dysart (GNIS ID: 2394585) 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 Dysart is located within Township of Clark, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tama County.

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


Total Population 1,437
Population in Households 1,406
Population in Familes 1,193
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 1,154
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 562
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 404
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 458 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $120,982
Average Home Value $148,802


Median Household Income $58,742
Average Household Income $73,428
Per Capita Income $29,054
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.51%
Households 0.52% 0.42%
Families 0.98% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

Dysart, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dysart 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 # 221 78th
Population Density1 # 219 78th
Diversity Index2 # 447 56th
Median Household Income # 254 75th
Per Capita Income # 325 68th

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