Ida Grove, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Ida Grove, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ida Grove had a population of 2,112 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Ida Grove is located at latitude 42.3442 and longitude -95.4734 in Ida County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ida Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ida County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,237 feet.

The City of Ida Grove (GNIS ID: 2394463) 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 Ida Grove is located within Township of Corwin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ida County.

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


Total Population 2,112
Population in Households 2,074
Population in Familes 1,605
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 978
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $46,005
Average Household Income $63,475
Per Capita Income $28,672


Total Housing Units 1,094 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 677 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 286 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $85,050
Average Home Value $131,546


Total Households 963
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 594
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 -0.17% -0.15%
Households -0.04% -0.1%
Families 0.08% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Ida Grove, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ida Grove 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 # 158 84th
Population Density # 316 69th
Diversity Index # 719 29th
Median Household Income # 841 17th
Per Capita Income # 507 50th

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