Churdan, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Churdan, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Churdan had a population of 394 as of July 1, 2018. Churdan ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Churdan is located at latitude 42.1519 and longitude -94.4744 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Churdan (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,109 feet.

The City of Churdan (GNIS ID: 2393523) 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 Churdan is located within Township of Highland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Churdan: Churdantown.

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


Total Population 394
Population in Households 394
Population in Familes 306
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 186
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $43,481
Average Household Income $59,171
Per Capita Income $25,813


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $67,063
Average Home Value $115,559


Total Households 181
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 111
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 0.25% 0.05%
Households 0.27% 0.11%
Families 0.91% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Churdan, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Churdan 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 # 530 47th
Population Density # 891 12th
Diversity Index # 285 72nd
Median Household Income # 919 9th
Per Capita Income # 763 24th

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