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Armstrong, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Armstrong had a population of 914 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Armstrong is located at latitude 43.3944 and longitude -94.4832 in Emmet County. The formal boundaries for the City of Armstrong (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Emmet County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,250 feet.

The City of Armstrong (GNIS ID: 2393989) 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 Armstrong is located within Township of Armstrong Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Emmet County.

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


Total Population 914
Population in Households 876
Population in Familes 689
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 1,044
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $53,345
Average Household Income $61,892
Per Capita Income $27,586


Total Housing Units 439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 328 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $86,508
Average Home Value $127,515


Total Households 402
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 254
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 -0.16% -0.42%
Households -0.03% -0.45%
Families -0.14% -0.64%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Armstrong, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Armstrong 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 # 314 69th
Population Density # 279 72nd
Diversity Index # 668 34th
Median Household Income # 599 41st
Per Capita Income # 617 39th

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