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Miles, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Miles had a population of 433 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Miles is located at latitude 42.0488 and longitude -90.3151 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Miles (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 801 feet.

The City of Miles (GNIS ID: 2395323) 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 Miles is located within Township of Iowa, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

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


Total Population 433
Population in Households 433
Population in Familes 356
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 361
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $60,094
Average Household Income $68,760
Per Capita Income $28,459


Total Housing Units 196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $151,613
Average Home Value $252,717


Total Households 181
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 125
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.33% -0.14%
Households -0.2% -0.11%
Families 0.29% -0.16%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.45%

Miles, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miles 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 # 499 51st
Population Density # 735 27th
Diversity Index # 698 32nd
Median Household Income # 316 69th
Per Capita Income # 520 49th

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