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Stuart, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Stuart had a population of 1,610 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Stuart is located at latitude 41.4996 and longitude -94.3201 in Guthrie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stuart (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Guthrie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,211 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Stuart are located in Guthrie County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Adair County.

The City of Stuart (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Stuart is located within Township of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Guthrie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stuart population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Stuart, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,610
Daytime Population: Workers 875
Daytime Population: Residents 757
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,632
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 1,565
Population in Familes 1,248
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 625
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $51,544
Average Household Income $62,600
Per Capita Income $25,994


Total Housing Units 744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 485 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $99,011
Average Home Value $137,887


Total Households 650
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 425
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.68%
Households -0.36% -0.69%
Families 0.07% -0.81%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Stuart, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stuart to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 194 81st
Population Density # 551 45th
Diversity Index # 374 63rd
Median Household Income # 623 38th
Per Capita Income # 642 36th

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