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Weldon, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Weldon had a population of 142 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Weldon is located at latitude 40.8975 and longitude -93.7349 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Weldon encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,148 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Weldon are located in Decatur County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Clarke County.

The City of Weldon (GNIS ID: 2397245) 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 Weldon is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Decatur County.

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


Total Population 142
Population in Households 142
Population in Familes 116
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 783
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $46,376
Average Household Income $78,623
Per Capita Income $32,082


Total Housing Units 62 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (79.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 1.6%)
Median Home Value $76,250
Average Home Value $86,735


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 43
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 1.56% 0.42%
Households 1.49% 0.33%
Families 4.05% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Weldon, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weldon 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 # 795 21st
Population Density # 434 57th
Diversity Index # 742 27th
Median Household Income # 835 17th
Per Capita Income # 276 73rd

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