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The City of Jewell Junction had a population of 1,257 as of July 1, 2021. Jewell Junction city 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 Jewell Junction city is located at latitude 42.3105 and longitude -93.64 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jewell Junction encompass a land area of 3.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

The City of Jewell Junction 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 Jewell Junction is located within Township of Lyon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

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Jewell Junction city, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 1,257 (100%)
Population in Households 1,257 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,060 (84.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 324
Diversity Index2 24


Median Household Income $66,649
Average Household Income $75,792
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $30,189
Wealth Index5 62


Total HU (Housing Units) 566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 388 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $127,022
Average Home Value $141,581
Housing Affordability Index3 266


Total Households 502
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 348
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.3% -0.06%
Households 0.44% 0.04%
Families 0.31% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
Owner Occupied HU   0.26%

Jewell Junction city, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jewell Junction city to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 243 76th
Population Density # 762 25th
Median Household Income # 316 69th
Housing Affordability Index # 715 71st
Per Capita Income # 556 45th
Diversity Index # 151 85th

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