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McGregor, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of McGregor had a population of 853 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for McGregor is located at latitude 43.0283 and longitude -91.1858 in Clayton County. The formal boundaries for the City of McGregor (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clayton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The City of McGregor (GNIS ID: 2395069) 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 McGregor is located within Township of Mendon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clayton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with McGregor population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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McGregor, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 853
Daytime Population: Workers 384
Daytime Population: Residents 384
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 768
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 840
Population in Familes 634
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 655
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $56,099
Average Household Income $70,053
Per Capita Income $32,235


Total Housing Units 516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 295 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $133,750
Average Home Value $182,855


Total Households 404
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 243
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.29% -0.35%
Households -0.2% -0.35%
Families 1.07% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

McGregor, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McGregor to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 340 67th
Population Density # 524 48th
Diversity Index # 595 41st
Median Household Income # 400 60th
Per Capita Income # 177 83rd

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