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Cantril, Iowa - Basic Facts

Cantril is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Cantril.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Van Buren County at latitude 40.6442 and longitude -92.0699. Van Buren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 778 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Cantril (see map) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cantril: Cantrill.

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


Total Population 223
Population in Households 223
Population in Familes 186
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 438
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $73,387
Average Home Value $85,393


Median Household Income $38,610
Average Household Income $58,501
Per Capita Income $23,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.11% 0.0%
Households 0.23% 0.0%
Families 4.8% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   3.42%
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.


Cantril, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cantril 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 # 678 33rd
Population Density1 # 683 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 463 54th
Median Household Income # 948 6th
Per Capita Income # 700 31st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.