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Aurelia, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Aurelia had a population of 986 as of July 1, 2019. Aurelia 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 Aurelia is located at latitude 42.7128 and longitude -95.4367 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aurelia encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,388 feet.

The City of Aurelia (GNIS ID: 2394029) 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 Aurelia is located within Township of Pitcher, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cherokee County.


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Aurelia, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Aurelia, IA Housing Affordability Index is 305
State of Iowa Housing Affordability Index is 164
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Aurelia, IA Wealth Index is 71
State of Iowa Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 986 (100%)
Population in Households 956 (97.0%)
Population in Families 806 (81.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 30 ( 3.0%)
Population Density 972
Diversity Index2 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,351
Average Household Income $70,614
Per Capita Income $29,156
Wealth Index4 71

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 343 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $88,365
Housing Affordability Index3 305
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 408
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 285
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.53% -0.85%
Households -0.47% -0.8%
Families -0.52% -0.93%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Aurelia, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aurelia to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 291 71st
Population Density # 314 69th
Diversity Index # 206 80th
Median Household Income # 528 48th
Per Capita Income # 556 45th

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