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The City of Gravity had a population of 176 as of July 1, 2017. Gravity ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gravity is located at latitude 40.7602 and longitude -94.7435 in Taylor County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gravity (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taylor County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,201 feet.

The City of Gravity (GNIS ID: 2394968) 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 Gravity is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Taylor County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 176
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 81
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 85
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.48
Population in Households 176
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 590
Diversity Index3 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,263
Average Household Income $57,010
Per Capita Income $23,707

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 97 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $61,364
Average Home Value $95,385
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.91% -0.57%
Households -0.86% -0.52%
Families 0.51% -0.74%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Gravity, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gravity 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 # 735 27th
Population Density # 573 43rd
Diversity Index # 936 7th
Median Household Income # 815 19th
Per Capita Income # 852 16th

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