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Bernard, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Bernard had a population of 118 as of July 1, 2018. Bernard ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Bernard is located at latitude 42.3133 and longitude -90.8318 in Dubuque County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bernard (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dubuque County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 919 feet.

The City of Bernard (GNIS ID: 2394148) 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 Bernard is located within Township of Prairie Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dubuque County.

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


Total Population 118
Population in Households 118
Population in Familes 104
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,288
Diversity Index2 5


Median Household Income $62,960
Average Household Income $85,082
Per Capita Income $30,452


Total Housing Units 59 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $271,023


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.08% 1.0%
Households 1.21% 0.74%
Families 6.18% 0.48%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Bernard, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bernard 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 # 838 17th
Population Density # 168 83rd
Diversity Index # 870 13th
Median Household Income # 230 77th
Per Capita Income # 371 63rd

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