Epworth, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Epworth, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Epworth had a population of 2,014 as of July 1, 2018. Epworth ranks in the upper 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 Epworth is located at latitude 42.445 and longitude -90.9321 in Dubuque County. The formal boundaries for the City of Epworth (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dubuque County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,043 feet.

The City of Epworth (GNIS ID: 2394696) 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 Epworth is located within Township of Taylor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dubuque County.

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


Total Population 2,014
Population in Households 1,902
Population in Familes 1,634
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density2 1,295
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $69,803
Average Household Income $78,043
Per Capita Income $28,012


Total Housing Units 712 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 591 (83.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 1.7%)
Median Home Value $163,983
Average Home Value $173,900


Total Households 700
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 523
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 0.97% 0.8%
Households 1.03% 0.84%
Families 0.84% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Epworth, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Epworth 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 # 165 84th
Population Density # 165 84th
Diversity Index # 171 83rd
Median Household Income # 129 87th
Per Capita Income # 569 44th

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