Elk Run Heights, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Elk Run Heights, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Elk Run Heights had a population of 1,168 as of July 1, 2018. Elk Run Heights 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 Elk Run Heights is located at latitude 42.4669 and longitude -92.2566 in Black Hawk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elk Run Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Black Hawk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 846 feet.

The City of Elk Run Heights (GNIS ID: 2394651) 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 Elk Run Heights is located within Township of East Waterloo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Black Hawk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elk Run Heights: Elk Run.

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Elk Run Heights, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,168
Population in Households 1,168
Population in Familes 976
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,099
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $59,508
Average Household Income $68,592
Per Capita Income $27,903


Total Housing Units 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 421 (86.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 1.2%)
Median Home Value $141,423
Average Home Value $154,988


Total Households 480
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 352
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.54% 0.47%
Households 0.49% 0.41%
Families 0.53% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Elk Run Heights, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elk Run Heights 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 # 251 75th
Population Density # 246 76th
Diversity Index # 264 74th
Median Household Income # 344 66th
Per Capita Income # 583 42nd

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