Thurman, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Thurman, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Thurman had a population of 226 as of July 1, 2018. Thurman ranks in 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 Thurman is located at latitude 40.8202 and longitude -95.7488 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the City of Thurman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.

The City of Thurman (GNIS ID: 2397022) 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 Thurman is located within Township of Scott, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fremont County.

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


Total Population 226
Population in Households 226
Population in Familes 182
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 406
Diversity Index2 16


Median Household Income $72,794
Average Household Income $78,663
Per Capita Income $32,232


Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $189,286
Average Home Value $231,048


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.16% -0.36%
Households -0.15% -0.25%
Families -1.05% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.62%

Thurman, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thurman 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 # 671 34th
Population Density # 704 30th
Diversity Index # 247 76th
Median Household Income # 103 90th
Per Capita Income # 265 74th

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