Ellsworth, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Ellsworth, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ellsworth had a population of 511 as of July 1, 2018. Ellsworth 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 Ellsworth is located at latitude 42.3101 and longitude -93.5818 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ellsworth (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,083 feet.

The City of Ellsworth (GNIS ID: 2394668) 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 Ellsworth is located within Township of Lyon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

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


Total Population 511
Population in Households 511
Population in Familes 426
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 570
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $59,033
Average Household Income $76,682
Per Capita Income $30,429


Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $130,319
Average Home Value $150,862


Total Households 206
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 148
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 -0.46% -0.55%
Households -0.4% -0.59%
Families 0.25% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Ellsworth, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ellsworth 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 # 460 55th
Population Density # 586 42nd
Diversity Index # 89 91st
Median Household Income # 357 65th
Per Capita Income # 377 63rd

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