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Agency, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Agency had a population of 636 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Agency is located at latitude 40.9975 and longitude -92.3072 in Wapello County. The formal boundaries for the City of Agency (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wapello County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 814 feet.

The City of Agency (GNIS ID: 2393889) 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 Agency is located within Township of Agency, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wapello County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Agency population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Agency: Agency City.

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Agency, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 636
Population in Households 636
Population in Familes 522
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 979
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 276
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 190
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $125,877
Average Home Value $149,327


Median Household Income $46,013
Average Household Income $59,040
Per Capita Income $25,560
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.09%
Households -0.06% -0.15%
Families 0.08% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.33%
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.

Agency, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Agency 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 # 409 60th
Population Density1 # 316 69th
Diversity Index2 # 479 53rd
Median Household Income # 747 26th
Per Capita Income # 629 38th

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