Knierim, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Knierim, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Knierim had a population of 59 as of July 1, 2018. Knierim ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Knierim is located at latitude 42.4561 and longitude -94.4559 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Knierim (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,178 feet.

The City of Knierim (GNIS ID: 2395554) 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 Knierim is located within Township of Greenfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calhoun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Knierim population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 59
Population in Households 42
Population in Familes 34
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $57,486
Average Household Income $82,296
Per Capita Income $25,546


Total Housing Units 28 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $121,250


Total Households 24
Average Household Size 1.75
Family Households 16
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 -0.2% -0.34%
Households -0.49% 0.0%
Families -0.73% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Knierim, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Knierim 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 # 942 7th
Population Density # 986 2nd
Diversity Index # 39 96th
Median Household Income # 427 58th
Per Capita Income # 789 22nd

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