Coulter, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Coulter, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Coulter had a population of 297 as of July 1, 2018. Coulter ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Coulter is located at latitude 42.7372 and longitude -93.3699 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Coulter (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,240 feet.

The City of Coulter (GNIS ID: 2393649) 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 Coulter is located within Township of Marion, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

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


Total Population 297
Population in Households 297
Population in Familes 247
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $47,800
Average Household Income $64,331
Per Capita Income $26,879


Total Housing Units 117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 87 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $97,414
Average Home Value $160,112


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 81
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 0.67% -0.07%
Households 0.77% -0.18%
Families 0.78% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Coulter, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coulter 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 # 598 41st
Population Density # 942 7th
Diversity Index # 115 89th
Median Household Income # 798 21st
Per Capita Income # 673 33rd

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