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Pomeroy, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Pomeroy had a population of 597 as of July 1, 2017. Pomeroy 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 Pomeroy is located at latitude 42.5519 and longitude -94.6778 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pomeroy (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,240 feet.

The City of Pomeroy (GNIS ID: 2396248) 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 Pomeroy is located within Township of Sherman, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calhoun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pomeroy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pomeroy: Pomerov.

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Pomeroy, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 597
Daytime Population: Workers 169
Daytime Population: Residents 343
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 512
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 567
Population in Familes 443
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 292
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $37,173
Average Household Income $49,000
Per Capita Income $20,816


Total Housing Units 313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $45,721
Average Home Value $57,635


Total Households 248
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 150
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 -1.42% -1.17%
Households -1.66% -1.41%
Families -1.79% -1.37%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Pomeroy, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pomeroy 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 # 422 58th
Population Density # 787 22nd
Diversity Index # 174 83rd
Median Household Income # 988 2nd
Per Capita Income # 980 3rd

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