Sabula, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Sabula, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Sabula had a population of 571 as of July 1, 2018. Sabula ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Sabula is located at latitude 42.0711 and longitude -90.174 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sabula encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.86 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 597 feet.

The City of Sabula (GNIS ID: 2396465) 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 Sabula is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sabula: Carrolport, Charleston.

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


Total Population 571
Population in Households 571
Population in Familes 447
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,414
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $44,647
Average Household Income $51,836
Per Capita Income $23,703


Total Housing Units 322 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 203 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $95,402
Average Home Value $151,225


Total Households 270
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 167
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 -0.11% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.07%
Families 0.75% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Sabula, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sabula 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 # 431 57th
Population Density # 122 88th
Diversity Index # 941 7th
Median Household Income # 887 12th
Per Capita Income # 909 10th

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