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Dunlap, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Dunlap had a population of 976 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Dunlap is located at latitude 41.8525 and longitude -95.6013 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dunlap (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,142 feet.

The City of Dunlap (GNIS ID: 2394577) 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 Dunlap is located within Township of Harrison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dunlap population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 976
Population in Households 938
Population in Familes 738
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 864
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $56,012
Average Household Income $73,280
Per Capita Income $33,063


Total Housing Units 516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 335 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $97,664
Average Home Value $148,428


Total Households 440
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 275
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 -0.79% -0.73%
Households -0.69% -0.64%
Families -0.17% -0.81%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Dunlap, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dunlap 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 # 292 71st
Population Density # 382 62nd
Diversity Index # 687 33rd
Median Household Income # 487 52nd
Per Capita Income # 237 77th

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