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The City of Fredericksburg had a population of 954 as of July 1, 2021. Fredericksburg 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 Fredericksburg is located at latitude 42.9653 and longitude -92.1996 in Chickasaw County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fredericksburg encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chickasaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,076 feet.

The City of Fredericksburg 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 Fredericksburg is located within Township of Dresden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chickasaw County.

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Fredericksburg, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 954 (100%)
Population in Households 954 (100.0%)
Population in Families 737 (77.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,061
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $52,253
Average Household Income $59,088
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $26,832
Wealth Index5 49


Total HU (Housing Units) 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 333 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $98,425
Average Home Value $129,066
Housing Affordability Index3 308


Total Households 442
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 270
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.2% -0.17%
Households 0.29% -0.05%
Families 0.3% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
Owner Occupied HU   0.18%

Fredericksburg, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fredericksburg to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 299 71st
Population Density # 260 74th
Median Household Income # 768 24th
Housing Affordability Index # 853 85th
Per Capita Income # 821 19th
Diversity Index # 227 77th

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