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Correctionville, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Correctionville had a population of 865 as of July 1, 2016. Correctionville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Correctionville is located at latitude 42.4772 and longitude -95.783 in Woodbury County. The formal boundaries for the City of Correctionville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Woodbury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,129 feet.

The City of Correctionville (GNIS ID: 2393638) 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 Correctionville is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodbury County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Correctionville 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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Correctionville, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 865
Population in Households 837
Population in Familes 677
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 1,520
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 346
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $67,478
Average Home Value $78,610


Median Household Income $40,796
Average Household Income $49,624
Per Capita Income $20,584
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.66%
Households 0.71% 0.51%
Families 1.12% 0.36%
Median Household Income   -1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

Correctionville, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Correctionville 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 # 337 67th
Population Density1 # 95 91st
Diversity Index2 # 465 54th
Median Household Income # 918 9th
Per Capita Income # 972 4th

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