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Burr Oak, Iowa - Basic Facts

The Burr Oak Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Winneshiek County at latitude 43.458 and longitude -91.8619. Winneshiek County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,230 feet.

The formal official name is the Burr Oak Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Burr Oak, Iowa.

The U5 Census Class Code for Burr Oak indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Burr Oak Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 169
Population in Households 169
Population in Familes 142
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 245
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $183,333
Average Home Value $216,250


Median Household Income $50,999
Average Household Income $68,559
Per Capita Income $28,162
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.42% 0.24%
Households 0.67% 0.55%
Families 4.1% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.85%
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.


Burr Oak, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burr Oak 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 # 750 26th
Population Density1 # 836 17th
Diversity Index2 # 744 26th
Median Household Income # 597 41st
Per Capita Income # 268 74th

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