The City of Alden had a population of 830 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||830|
|Population in Familes||678|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$59,517|
|Average Household Income||$80,918|
|Per Capita Income||$33,474|
|Total Housing Units||368 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||289 (78.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||68 (18.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||11 ( 3.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$86,157|
|Average Home Value||$117,128|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.52%|
|Per Capita Income||2.85%|
The table below compares Alden 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.
|Total Population||# 343||66th|
|Population Density||# 661||35th|
|Diversity Index||# 567||43rd|
|Median Household Income||# 342||66th|
|Per Capita Income||# 214||79th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.