Thor, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Thor, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Thor had a population of 183 as of July 1, 2018. Thor ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Thor is located at latitude 42.6881 and longitude -94.0496 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Thor (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,138 feet.

The City of Thor (GNIS ID: 2397019) 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 Thor is located within Township of Norway, a minor civil division (MCD) of Humboldt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Thor 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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Thor, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 183
Population in Households 183
Population in Familes 156
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 183
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $56,148
Average Household Income $75,184
Per Capita Income $28,291


Total Housing Units 80 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $133,929
Average Home Value $173,684


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.2% -0.44%
Households -0.17% -0.56%
Families 0.96% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Thor, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thor 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 # 726 28th
Population Density # 894 11th
Diversity Index # 551 46th
Median Household Income # 480 53rd
Per Capita Income # 539 47th

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