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West Amana, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The West Amana Census Designated Place had a population of 155 as of July 1, 2017. West Amana ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Amana is located at latitude 41.8085 and longitude -91.9655 in Iowa County. The formal boundaries for the West Amana Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iowa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 781 feet.

The West Amana Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629976) 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 West Amana Census Designated Place is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iowa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Amana population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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West Amana, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 155
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 40
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.28
Population in Households 155
Population in Familes 123
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 569
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $61,692
Average Household Income $67,150
Per Capita Income $28,704


Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $191,667
Average Home Value $211,500


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.92% 1.38%
Households 2.01% 1.45%
Families 3.29% 1.36%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

West Amana, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Amana to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 769 24th
Population Density # 589 42nd
Diversity Index # 149 85th
Median Household Income # 212 79th
Per Capita Income # 389 61st

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