Arcadia, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Arcadia Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Arcadia Content

Also See: Arcadia, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Arcadia, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Arcadia had a population of 504 as of July 1, 2018. Arcadia ranks in 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 Arcadia is located at latitude 42.0862 and longitude -95.0432 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arcadia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,437 feet.

The City of Arcadia (GNIS ID: 2393972) 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 Arcadia is located within Township of Arcadia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

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

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


City of Arcadia, IA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | IA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Arcadia | Carroll County | Iowa Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 504
Population in Households 504
Population in Familes 437
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 512
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $59,873
Average Household Income $67,672
Per Capita Income $25,200


Total Housing Units 203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $102,679
Average Home Value $127,607


Total Households 192
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 139
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 0.49% 0.32%
Households 0.45% 0.21%
Families 0.45% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Arcadia, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arcadia 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 # 465 54th
Population Density # 640 37th
Diversity Index # 846 16th
Median Household Income # 327 68th
Per Capita Income # 816 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.

Iowa Research Tools

Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Iowa Census Data
Highest or Lowest: