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Anthon, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Anthon had a population of 592 as of July 1, 2016. Anthon ranks in the upper 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 Anthon is located at latitude 42.3881 and longitude -95.8656 in Woodbury County. The formal boundaries for the City of Anthon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Woodbury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,115 feet.

The City of Anthon (GNIS ID: 2393965) 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 Anthon is located within Township of Kedron, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodbury County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Anthon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Anthon, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 592
Population in Households 592
Population in Familes 469
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 839
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 273
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 169
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 210 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $69,915
Average Home Value $104,384


Median Household Income $37,369
Average Household Income $52,175
Per Capita Income $23,152
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.53%
Households 0.6% 0.51%
Families 1.71% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.

Anthon, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anthon to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 423 58th
Population Density1 # 412 59th
Diversity Index2 # 258 75th
Median Household Income # 977 3rd
Per Capita Income # 851 16th

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