The City of Van Meter had a population of 1,400 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Van Meter is located at latitude 41.5319 and longitude -93.9541 in Dallas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Van Meter (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 879 feet.
The City of Van Meter (GNIS ID: 2397116) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Van Meter: Tracy.
|Population in Households||1,400|
|Population in Familes||1,223|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$95,817|
|Average Household Income||$110,234|
|Per Capita Income||$40,834|
|Total Housing Units||566 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||413 (73.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||103 (18.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||50 ( 8.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$224,194|
|Average Home Value||$311,165|
|Average Household Size||2.71|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.01%|
|Per Capita Income||1.74%|
The table below compares Van Meter 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.
|Total Population||# 227||78th|
|Population Density||# 355||65th|
|Diversity Index||# 548||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 12||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 39||96th|
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