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The City of Peterson had a population of 328 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Peterson is located at latitude 42.918 and longitude -95.3439 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Peterson encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,250 feet.
The City of Peterson (GNIS ID: 2396195) 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.
|Total Population||328 (100%)|
|Population in Households||328 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||265 (80.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$64,082|
|Average Household Income||$78,753|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||6%|
|Per Capita Income||$34,812|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||198 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||131 (66.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||23 (11.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||45 (22.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$93,085|
|Average Home Value||$134,733|
|Housing Affordability Index3||350|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.81%|
|Per Capita Income||1.58%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.15%|
The table below compares Peterson to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 574||43rd|
|Population Density||# 536||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 349||65th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 996||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 248||75th|
|Diversity Index||# 653||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.