Quimby, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Quimby, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Quimby had a population of 314 as of July 1, 2018. Quimby 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 Quimby is located at latitude 42.6292 and longitude -95.6439 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Quimby (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,184 feet.

The City of Quimby (GNIS ID: 2396300) 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 Quimby is located within Township of Willow, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cherokee County.

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


Total Population 314
Population in Households 314
Population in Familes 256
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 773
Diversity Index2 6


Median Household Income $47,707
Average Household Income $60,152
Per Capita Income $25,276


Total Housing Units 156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $107,500
Average Home Value $191,972


Total Households 134
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 92
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 -0.19% -0.51%
Households -0.09% -0.6%
Families -0.39% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Quimby, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Quimby 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 # 586 42nd
Population Density # 441 56th
Diversity Index # 785 22nd
Median Household Income # 802 21st
Per Capita Income # 808 20th

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