Coon Rapids, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Coon Rapids, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Coon Rapids had a population of 1,296 as of July 1, 2018. Coon Rapids ranks in 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 Coon Rapids is located at latitude 41.8748 and longitude -94.6785 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Coon Rapids (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,175 feet.

The City of Coon Rapids (GNIS ID: 2393629) 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 Coon Rapids is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coon Rapids 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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Coon Rapids, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,296
Population in Households 1,259
Population in Familes 981
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 727
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $45,796
Average Household Income $57,081
Per Capita Income $24,224


Total Housing Units 609 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 405 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $85,417
Average Home Value $111,145


Total Households 542
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 329
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 -0.08% -0.06%
Households -0.18% -0.15%
Families -0.29% -0.24%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Coon Rapids, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coon Rapids 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 # 241 76th
Population Density # 472 53rd
Diversity Index # 256 75th
Median Household Income # 853 16th
Per Capita Income # 889 12th

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