The City of Alden had a population of 850 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Alden is located at latitude 42.5094 and longitude -93.3731 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alden (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2393911) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||239|
|Daytime Population: Residents||414|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||653|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.77|
|Population in Households||850|
|Population in Familes||700|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$56,000|
|Average Household Income||$72,141|
|Per Capita Income||$29,629|
|Total Housing Units||373 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||281 (75.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||83 (22.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||9 ( 2.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$83,108|
|Average Home Value||$107,117|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.77%|
|Per Capita Income||2.9%|
The table below compares Alden 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.
|Total Population||# 341||66th|
|Population Density||# 651||36th|
|Diversity Index||# 538||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 402||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 323||68th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.