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Holstein, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Holstein had a population of 1,326 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Holstein is located at latitude 42.4883 and longitude -95.5429 in Ida County. The formal boundaries for the City of Holstein (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ida County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,450 feet.

The City of Holstein (GNIS ID: 2394406) 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 Holstein is located within Township of Griggs, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ida County.

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


Total Population 1,326
Population in Households 1,287
Population in Familes 977
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 891
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $46,565
Average Household Income $68,856
Per Capita Income $30,782


Total Housing Units 674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 459 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $96,046
Average Home Value $120,588


Total Households 592
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 342
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 -0.62% -0.41%
Households -0.48% -0.34%
Families -0.42% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Holstein, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holstein 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 # 237 77th
Population Density # 370 63rd
Diversity Index # 269 73rd
Median Household Income # 829 18th
Per Capita Income # 343 66th

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