Lanesboro, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lanesboro, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lanesboro had a population of 115 as of July 1, 2018. Lanesboro ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Lanesboro is located at latitude 42.1844 and longitude -94.6914 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lanesboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,145 feet.

The City of Lanesboro (GNIS ID: 2395629) 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 Lanesboro is located within Township of Jasper, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

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


Total Population 115
Population in Households 115
Population in Familes 99
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 155
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $57,809
Average Household Income $87,440
Per Capita Income $34,075


Total Housing Units 71 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $159,375
Average Home Value $170,098


Total Households 59
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 43
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 -0.61% -0.35%
Households -0.6% -0.69%
Families 3.26% -0.47%
Median Household Income   6.03%
Per Capita Income   4.25%

Lanesboro, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lanesboro 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 # 841 17th
Population Density # 920 9th
Diversity Index # 867 14th
Median Household Income # 407 60th
Per Capita Income # 185 82nd

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