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The City of Traer had a population of 1,760 as of July 1, 2016. Traer 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 Traer is located at latitude 42.1907 and longitude -92.4642 in Tama County. The formal boundaries for the City of Traer (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tama County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The City of Traer (GNIS ID: 2397046) 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 Traer is located within Township of Perry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tama County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,760
Population in Households 1,697
Population in Familes 1,384
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 1,488
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 711
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 469
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 542 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 170 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $130,115
Average Home Value $143,404
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,439
Average Household Income $59,309
Per Capita Income $24,257
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.55%
Households 0.41% 0.5%
Families 0.38% 0.38%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

Traer, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Traer 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 # 186 82nd
Population Density1 # 101 90th
Diversity Index2 # 695 31st
Median Household Income # 730 28th
Per Capita Income # 753 25th

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