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Cushing, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Cushing had a population of 247 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cushing is located at latitude 42.465 and longitude -95.6757 in Woodbury County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cushing (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Woodbury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,293 feet.

The City of Cushing (GNIS ID: 2393701) 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 Cushing is located within Township of Rock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodbury County.

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


Total Population 247
Daytime Population: Workers 70
Daytime Population: Residents 154
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 224
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 247
Population in Familes 202
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 767
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $37,441
Average Household Income $43,765
Per Capita Income $17,762


Total Housing Units 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 87 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $68,056
Average Home Value $79,545


Total Households 110
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 74
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 1.61% 1.11%
Households 1.46% 1.07%
Families 3.42% 0.8%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Cushing, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cushing 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 # 658 35th
Population Density # 443 56th
Diversity Index # 387 61st
Median Household Income # 986 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1008 0th

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