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Arthur, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Arthur had a population of 197 as of July 1, 2018. Arthur ranks in the upper 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 Arthur is located at latitude 42.3347 and longitude -95.3475 in Ida County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arthur (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ida County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,296 feet.

The City of Arthur (GNIS ID: 2393993) 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 Arthur is located within Township of Blaine, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ida County.

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


Total Population 197
Population in Households 197
Population in Familes 166
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,296
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $54,556
Average Household Income $69,420
Per Capita Income $29,143


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $146,622


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 65
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 -0.54% -0.41%
Households -0.52% -0.22%
Families 0.97% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Arthur, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arthur 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 # 700 31st
Population Density # 164 84th
Diversity Index # 594 41st
Median Household Income # 540 47th
Per Capita Income # 473 53rd

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