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Humeston, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Humeston is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wayne County at latitude 40.8607 and longitude -93.4973. Wayne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Humeston 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.

The formal boundaries for the City of Humeston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 493
Population in Households 493
Population in Familes 406
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 809
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 233
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $57,463
Average Home Value $69,282
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,082
Average Household Income $49,332
Per Capita Income $21,295
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.05% 0.08%
Households -0.1% 0.0%
Families 3.01% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.

Humeston, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Humeston 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 # 471 53rd
Population Density1 # 423 58th
Diversity Index2 # 656 34th
Median Household Income # 896 11th
Per Capita Income # 906 10th

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