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Schleswig, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Schleswig had a population of 837 as of July 1, 2018. Schleswig 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 Schleswig is located at latitude 42.1653 and longitude -95.4369 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Schleswig encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,503 feet.

The City of Schleswig (GNIS ID: 2396554) 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 Schleswig is located within Township of Otter Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crawford County.

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Schleswig, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 837
Population in Households 837
Population in Familes 665
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 645
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $51,509
Average Household Income $65,552
Per Capita Income $27,928


Total Housing Units 434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $82,341
Average Home Value $108,962


Total Households 358
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 232
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.63% -0.63%
Households -0.62% -0.68%
Families -0.71% -0.79%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Schleswig, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schleswig 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 # 340 66th
Population Density # 532 47th
Diversity Index # 63 94th
Median Household Income # 676 33rd
Per Capita Income # 579 43rd

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