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Eddyville, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Eddyville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wapello County at latitude 41.1592 and longitude -92.6298. Wapello County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Eddyville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Eddyville, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Eddyville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 1,011
Population in Households 1,011
Population in Familes 837
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 856
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 405
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 278
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 299 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $78,390
Average Home Value $92,030


Median Household Income $39,282
Average Household Income $52,544
Per Capita Income $21,187
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.3% -0.14%
Households -0.23% -0.1%
Families 0.0% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   3.34%
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.

Eddyville, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eddyville 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 # 287 72nd
Population Density1 # 394 61st
Diversity Index2 # 228 78th
Median Household Income # 936 7th
Per Capita Income # 913 10th

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