Wheatland, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Wheatland, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Wheatland had a population of 735 as of July 1, 2018. Wheatland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wheatland is located at latitude 41.8329 and longitude -90.8379 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wheatland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 689 feet.

The City of Wheatland (GNIS ID: 2397292) 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 Wheatland is located within Township of Spring Rock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clinton County.

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


Total Population 735
Population in Households 707
Population in Familes 564
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 1,215
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $50,731
Average Household Income $56,283
Per Capita Income $22,207


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $86,811
Average Home Value $126,794


Total Households 287
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 190
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 -0.47% -0.47%
Households -0.29% -0.42%
Families -0.44% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Wheatland, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatland 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 # 375 63rd
Population Density # 193 81st
Diversity Index # 545 45th
Median Household Income # 707 30th
Per Capita Income # 967 4th

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