Packwood, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Packwood, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Packwood had a population of 204 as of July 1, 2018. Packwood 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 Packwood is located at latitude 41.1328 and longitude -92.0827 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Packwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 810 feet.

The City of Packwood (GNIS ID: 2396125) 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 Packwood is located within Township of Polk, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

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


Total Population 204
Population in Households 204
Population in Familes 167
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 269
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $51,259
Average Household Income $61,372
Per Capita Income $25,151


Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $85,577
Average Home Value $156,538


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 59
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 0.0% 0.1%
Households 0.0% 0.23%
Families 1.54% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.83%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Packwood, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Packwood 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 # 694 31st
Population Density # 815 19th
Diversity Index # 755 26th
Median Household Income # 686 32nd
Per Capita Income # 821 19th

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