Homestead, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Homestead, Iowa - Basic Facts

The Homestead Census Designated Place had a population of 154 as of July 1, 2018. Homestead 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 Homestead is located at latitude 41.7627 and longitude -91.8731 in Iowa County. The formal boundaries for the Homestead Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iowa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 869 feet.

The Homestead Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633313) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Homestead Census Designated Place is located within Township of Iowa, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iowa County.

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


Total Population 154
Population in Households 154
Population in Familes 139
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $66,029
Average Household Income $78,524
Per Capita Income $29,226


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $227,083
Average Home Value $254,412


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 49
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 0.48% 0.39%
Households 0.62% 0.33%
Families 1.6% 0.4%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   0.92%

Homestead, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Homestead 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 # 773 24th
Population Density # 965 4th
Diversity Index # 701 31st
Median Household Income # 174 83rd
Per Capita Income # 466 54th

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