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Cushing, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Cushing had a population of 250 as of July 1, 2015.

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, 2015.

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Cushing, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 250
Population in Households 250
Population in Familes 205
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 777
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 113
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $91,304
Average Home Value $112,216


Median Household Income $42,982
Average Household Income $50,086
Per Capita Income $20,627
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.46% 1.63%
Households 2.55% 1.54%
Families 5.02% 1.8%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 653 35th
Population Density1 # 441 56th
Diversity Index2 # 487 52nd
Median Household Income # 829 18th
Per Capita Income # 942 7th

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