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Raymond, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Raymond had a population of 846 as of July 1, 2017. Raymond ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Raymond is located at latitude 42.4694 and longitude -92.2296 in Black Hawk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Raymond (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Black Hawk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Raymond (GNIS ID: 2396326) 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 Raymond is located within Township of Poyner, a minor civil division (MCD) of Black Hawk County.

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


Total Population 846
Daytime Population: Workers 106
Daytime Population: Residents 417
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 523
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 846
Population in Familes 725
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 518
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $58,033
Average Household Income $68,745
Per Capita Income $27,372


Total Housing Units 344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (84.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $160,671
Average Home Value $172,751


Total Households 335
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 248
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 0.98% 0.86%
Households 0.94% 0.88%
Families 0.57% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Raymond, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Raymond 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 # 344 66th
Population Density # 635 37th
Diversity Index # 229 78th
Median Household Income # 314 69th
Per Capita Income # 512 49th

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