The City of Elma had a population of 551 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Elma is located at latitude 43.2459 and longitude -92.4393 in Howard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elma (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Howard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,188 feet.
The City of Elma (GNIS ID: 2394669) 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 Elma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.
|Population in Households||528|
|Population in Familes||431|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||23|
|Median Household Income||$41,811|
|Average Household Income||$64,722|
|Per Capita Income||$25,432|
|Total Housing Units||274 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||187 (68.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||55 (20.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||32 (11.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$69,753|
|Average Home Value||$142,154|
|Average Household Size||2.18|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.35%|
|Per Capita Income||2.14%|
The table below compares Elma 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||# 438||57th|
|Population Density||# 691||32nd|
|Diversity Index||# 492||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 946||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 796||21st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.