Ringsted, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Ringsted, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ringsted had a population of 417 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Ringsted is located at latitude 43.2949 and longitude -94.5067 in Emmet County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ringsted (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Emmet County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,286 feet.

The City of Ringsted (GNIS ID: 2396378) 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 Ringsted is located within Township of Denmark, a minor civil division (MCD) of Emmet County.

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


Total Population 417
Population in Households 417
Population in Familes 336
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 387
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $43,873
Average Household Income $80,120
Per Capita Income $34,714


Total Housing Units 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $97,297
Average Home Value $198,849


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 127
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 -0.14% -0.48%
Households -0.13% -0.53%
Families 1.43% -0.48%
Median Household Income   4.86%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Ringsted, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ringsted 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 # 512 49th
Population Density # 717 29th
Diversity Index # 566 45th
Median Household Income # 913 10th
Per Capita Income # 155 85th

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