Harpers Ferry, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Harpers Ferry, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Harpers Ferry had a population of 374 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Harpers Ferry is located at latitude 43.2005 and longitude -91.1532 in Allamakee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harpers Ferry (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Allamakee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The City of Harpers Ferry (GNIS ID: 2394301) 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 Harpers Ferry is located within Township of Taylor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allamakee County.

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Harpers Ferry, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 374
Population in Households 357
Population in Familes 287
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 597
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $54,907
Average Household Income $63,462
Per Capita Income $28,508


Total Housing Units 626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 175 (28.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 ( 4.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 427 (68.2%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $235,632


Total Households 199
Average Household Size 1.79
Family Households 134
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.6% 0.37%
Households 1.71% 0.4%
Families 2.88% 0.3%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.57%

Harpers Ferry, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harpers Ferry to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 542 46th
Population Density # 569 44th
Diversity Index # 489 52nd
Median Household Income # 525 48th
Per Capita Income # 515 49th

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