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The City of Alden had a population of 797 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Alden is located at latitude 42.5203 and longitude -93.376 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alden encompass a land area of 1.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hardin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,112 feet.
The City of Alden 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.
|Total Population||797 (100%)|
|Population in Households||797 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||653 (81.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$57,504|
|Average Household Income||$70,804|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$29,618|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||389 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||283 (72.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||63 (16.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||43 (11.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$110,714|
|Average Home Value||$138,516|
|Housing Affordability Index3||289|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.81%|
|Per Capita Income||1.91%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.21%|
The table below compares Alden 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.
|Total Population||# 362||64th|
|Population Density||# 630||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 573||43rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 797||79th|
|Per Capita Income||# 608||40th|
|Diversity Index||# 648||35th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.