Stanhope, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Stanhope, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Stanhope had a population of 409 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Stanhope is located at latitude 42.2889 and longitude -93.796 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanhope (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,119 feet.

The City of Stanhope (GNIS ID: 2395950) 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 Stanhope is located within Township of Clear Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

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


Total Population 409
Population in Households 409
Population in Familes 329
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 422
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $53,100
Average Household Income $67,778
Per Capita Income $30,040


Total Housing Units 210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $86,742
Average Home Value $99,640


Total Households 187
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 124
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 -0.38% -0.64%
Households -0.32% -0.65%
Families 0.71% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Stanhope, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanhope 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 # 515 49th
Population Density # 695 31st
Diversity Index # 503 50th
Median Household Income # 614 39th
Per Capita Income # 406 60th

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