Dedham, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Dedham, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Dedham had a population of 268 as of July 1, 2018. Dedham 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 Dedham is located at latitude 41.9087 and longitude -94.8232 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dedham (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,325 feet.

The City of Dedham (GNIS ID: 2394484) 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 Dedham is located within Township of Newton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

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


Total Population 268
Population in Households 268
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 463
Diversity Index2 2


Median Household Income $60,631
Average Household Income $75,646
Per Capita Income $28,614


Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (80.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $104,545
Average Home Value $197,093


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 72
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 0.09% 0.07%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.25% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Dedham, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dedham 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 # 628 38th
Population Density # 670 34th
Diversity Index # 995 2nd
Median Household Income # 295 71st
Per Capita Income # 509 50th

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