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Manchester, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Manchester had a population of 5,115 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Manchester is located at latitude 42.4853 and longitude -91.4561 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the City of Manchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 938 feet.

The City of Manchester (GNIS ID: 2395826) 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 Manchester is located within Township of Delaware, a minor civil division (MCD) of Delaware County.

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


Total Population 5,115
Population in Households 5,010
Population in Familes 3,922
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density2 1,054
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $47,768
Average Household Income $61,014
Per Capita Income $25,916


Total Housing Units 2,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,544 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 619 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $112,821
Average Home Value $127,234


Total Households 2,163
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,350
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 -0.15% -0.35%
Households -0.2% -0.37%
Families -0.36% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.67%

Manchester, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manchester 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 # 81 92nd
Population Density # 273 73rd
Diversity Index # 561 44th
Median Household Income # 800 21st
Per Capita Income # 756 25th

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