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Templeton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Templeton had a population of 344 as of July 1, 2018. Templeton 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 Templeton is located at latitude 41.9181 and longitude -94.9416 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Templeton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,444 feet.

The City of Templeton (GNIS ID: 2396038) 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 Templeton is located within Township of Eden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

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


Total Population 344
Population in Households 344
Population in Familes 288
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 805
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $56,119
Average Household Income $80,197
Per Capita Income $32,600


Total Housing Units 150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126 (84.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 1.3%)
Median Home Value $150,676
Average Home Value $151,400


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 106
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 -0.62% -0.35%
Households -0.64% -0.41%
Families -0.11% -0.38%
Median Household Income   4.1%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Templeton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Templeton 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 # 565 44th
Population Density # 423 58th
Diversity Index # 977 3rd
Median Household Income # 481 52nd
Per Capita Income # 251 75th

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