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Bankston, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Bankston had a population of 27 as of July 1, 2018. Bankston ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Bankston is located at latitude 42.5076 and longitude -90.9613 in Dubuque County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bankston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dubuque County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,207 feet.

The City of Bankston (GNIS ID: 2394059) 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 Bankston is located within Township of Iowa, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dubuque County.

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


Total Population 27
Population in Households 27
Population in Familes 25
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 99
Diversity Index3 0


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $76,060
Per Capita Income $26,262


Total Housing Units 10 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9 (90.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $215,625


Total Households 10
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 8
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.94% 0.73%
Households 1.29% 0.0%
Families 3.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

Bankston, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bankston 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 # 999 1st
Population Density # 962 5th
Diversity Index # 1006 1st
Median Household Income # 88 91st
Per Capita Income # 736 27th

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