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Corydon, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Corydon had a population of 1,560 as of July 1, 2017. Corydon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Corydon is located at latitude 40.7574 and longitude -93.3175 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Corydon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,096 feet.

The City of Corydon (GNIS ID: 2393642) 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 Corydon is located within Township of Corydon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

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


Total Population 1,560
Daytime Population: Workers 1,232
Daytime Population: Residents 899
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 1,480
Population in Familes 1,148
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 1,120
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $41,605
Average Household Income $53,831
Per Capita Income $23,561


Total Housing Units 779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 476 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $75,781
Average Home Value $102,994


Total Households 667
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 408
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 -0.22% -0.23%
Households -0.27% -0.27%
Families -0.1% -0.4%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Corydon, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corydon 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 # 204 80th
Population Density # 237 77th
Diversity Index # 862 15th
Median Household Income # 925 8th
Per Capita Income # 861 15th

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