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Swaledale, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Swaledale had a population of 159 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Swaledale is located at latitude 42.9786 and longitude -93.3169 in Cerro Gordo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Swaledale encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cerro Gordo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,155 feet.

The City of Swaledale (GNIS ID: 2396012) 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 Swaledale is located within Township of Pleasant Valley, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cerro Gordo County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Swaledale: Swaldale.

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


Total Population 159
Population in Households 158
Population in Familes 136
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 650
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $58,026
Average Household Income $86,250
Per Capita Income $34,168


Total Housing Units 83 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $147,222
Average Home Value $171,825


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.45% -0.25%
Households -0.48% 0.0%
Families 1.96% -0.37%
Median Household Income   4.22%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Swaledale, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swaledale 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 # 765 24th
Population Density # 526 48th
Diversity Index # 523 48th
Median Household Income # 391 61st
Per Capita Income # 174 83rd

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