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Smithland, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Smithland had a population of 241 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Smithland is located at latitude 42.229 and longitude -95.9312 in Woodbury County. The formal boundaries for the City of Smithland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Woodbury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The City of Smithland (GNIS ID: 2395901) 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 Smithland is located within Township of Little Sioux, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodbury County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Smithland 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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Smithland, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 241
Population in Households 241
Population in Familes 195
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 653
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $92,391
Average Home Value $124,398


Median Household Income $37,759
Average Household Income $47,038
Per Capita Income $20,187
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.4% 1.06%
Households 1.48% 1.09%
Families 2.24% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
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.


Smithland, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smithland 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 # 662 34th
Population Density1 # 531 47th
Diversity Index2 # 278 72nd
Median Household Income # 968 4th
Per Capita Income # 958 5th

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