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The City of Aplington had a population of 1,138 as of July 1, 2017. Aplington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Aplington is located at latitude 42.582 and longitude -92.8839 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aplington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.

The City of Aplington (GNIS ID: 2393966) 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 Aplington is located within Township of Monroe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Butler County.

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


Total Population 1,138
Daytime Population: Workers 251
Daytime Population: Residents 659
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 910
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 1,117
Population in Familes 948
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 1,367
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $50,288
Average Household Income $64,072
Per Capita Income $26,236


Total Housing Units 518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 390 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $113,889
Average Home Value $170,472


Total Households 470
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 335
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 0.12% 0.16%
Households 0.27% 0.21%
Families 1.17% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Aplington, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aplington 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 # 257 75th
Population Density # 136 87th
Diversity Index # 888 12th
Median Household Income # 675 33rd
Per Capita Income # 610 40th

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