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The City of Sumner had a population of 2,014 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Sumner is located at latitude 42.8475 and longitude -92.0916 in Bremer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sumner encompass a land area of 2.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bremer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Sumner are located in Bremer County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Fayette County.

The City of Sumner has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Sumner is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Bremer County.


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Sumner, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,014 (100%)
Population in Households 1,945 (96.6%)
Population in Families 1,542 (76.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 69 ( 3.4%)
Population Density 821
Diversity Index2 9
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,983
Average Household Income $75,206
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $32,772
Wealth Index5 77
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 968 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 719 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $111,667
Average Home Value $131,476
Housing Affordability Index3 284
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 879
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 548
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.01% 0.1%
Households 0.16% 0.16%
Families -0.02% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
Owner Occupied HU   0.36%

Sumner, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumner to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 165 84th
Population Density # 401 60th
Median Household Income # 530 48th
Housing Affordability Index # 782 78th
Per Capita Income # 368 64th
Diversity Index # 671 33rd

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