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Sloan, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Sloan had a population of 1,214 as of July 1, 2017. Sloan 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 Sloan is located at latitude 42.2324 and longitude -96.2257 in Woodbury County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sloan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Woodbury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,073 feet.

The City of Sloan (GNIS ID: 2395899) 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 Sloan is located within Township of Sloan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodbury County.

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


Total Population 1,214
Daytime Population: Workers 139
Daytime Population: Residents 572
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 711
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 1,214
Population in Familes 982
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,951
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $54,066
Average Household Income $67,798
Per Capita Income $28,766


Total Housing Units 528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 388 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 0.9%)
Median Home Value $117,806
Average Home Value $135,207


Total Households 523
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 337
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 3.1% 1.93%
Households 3.04% 1.88%
Families 3.16% 1.78%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Sloan, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sloan 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 # 247 76th
Population Density # 34 97th
Diversity Index # 464 53rd
Median Household Income # 504 50th
Per Capita Income # 381 62nd

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