Steamboat Rock, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Steamboat Rock had a population of 292 as of July 1, 2017. Steamboat Rock ranks in 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 Steamboat Rock is located at latitude 42.4081 and longitude -93.0665 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Steamboat Rock (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hardin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The City of Steamboat Rock (GNIS ID: 2395960) 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 Steamboat Rock is located within Township of Clay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hardin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Steamboat Rock population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Steamboat Rock, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 292
Daytime Population: Workers 62
Daytime Population: Residents 148
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 210
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 292
Population in Familes 233
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 536
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $57,569
Average Household Income $75,334
Per Capita Income $32,870


Total Housing Units 164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $131,019


Total Households 137
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.82% -0.62%
Households -0.87% -0.59%
Families 1.15% -0.69%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Steamboat Rock, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steamboat Rock 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 600 40th
Population Density # 615 39th
Diversity Index # 203 80th
Median Household Income # 329 67th
Per Capita Income # 147 86th

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