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Rickardsville, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Rickardsville had a population of 186 as of July 1, 2019. Rickardsville 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 Rickardsville is located at latitude 42.5833 and longitude -90.884 in Dubuque County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rickardsville encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dubuque County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The City of Rickardsville (GNIS ID: 2396372) 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 Rickardsville is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dubuque County.


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Rickardsville, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Rickardsville, IA Housing Affordability Index is 185
State of Iowa Housing Affordability Index is 164
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Rickardsville, IA Wealth Index is 256
State of Iowa Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 186 (100%)
Population in Households 186 (100.0%)
Population in Families 165 (88.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 203
Diversity Index2 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,114
Average Household Income $141,626
Per Capita Income $50,976
Wealth Index4 256

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (86.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $236,538
Housing Affordability Index3 185
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.24% 0.32%
Households 0.3% 0.27%
Families -0.18% 0.34%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   3.45%

Rickardsville, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rickardsville to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 720 29th
Population Density # 868 14th
Diversity Index # 960 5th
Median Household Income # 87 91st
Per Capita Income # 6 100th

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