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Lacona, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Lacona had a population of 344 as of July 1, 2017. Lacona 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 Lacona is located at latitude 41.1899 and longitude -93.385 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lacona (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 860 feet.

The City of Lacona (GNIS ID: 2395579) 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 Lacona is located within Township of White Breast, a minor civil division (MCD) of Warren County.

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


Total Population 344
Daytime Population: Workers 180
Daytime Population: Residents 168
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 348
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 344
Population in Familes 291
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 946
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $50,558
Average Household Income $59,836
Per Capita Income $24,750


Total Housing Units 165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $109,615
Average Home Value $163,223


Total Households 145
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 103
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.66% -0.23%
Households -0.65% -0.14%
Families 0.13% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Lacona, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lacona 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 # 563 44th
Population Density # 334 67th
Diversity Index # 769 23rd
Median Household Income # 665 34th
Per Capita Income # 755 25th

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