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Mount Sterling, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Sterling had a population of 39 as of July 1, 2016. Mount Sterling ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Mount Sterling is located at latitude 40.6205 and longitude -91.9336 in Van Buren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Sterling (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Van Buren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The City of Mount Sterling (GNIS ID: 2746618) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Mount Sterling is located within Township of Vernon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Van Buren County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 39
Population in Households 39
Population in Familes 33
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 17
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 12
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 22 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $107,143
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $55,695
Per Capita Income $23,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.51%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.4% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Mount Sterling, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Sterling 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 # 981 3rd
Population Density1 # 1007 0th
Diversity Index2 # 833 18th
Median Household Income # 616 39th
Per Capita Income # 782 23rd

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