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Solon, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Solon had a population of 2,561 as of July 1, 2018. Solon ranks in the upper 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 Solon is located at latitude 41.8072 and longitude -91.4941 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Solon encompass a land area of 1.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 801 feet.

The City of Solon (GNIS ID: 2395909) 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 Solon is located within Township of Big Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,561
Population in Households 2,494
Population in Familes 2,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 1,799
Diversity Index3 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,684
Average Household Income $93,090
Per Capita Income $34,085

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,036 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 768 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 182 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $243,148
Average Home Value $247,529
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 950
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 674
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.81% 2.42%
Households 2.76% 2.33%
Families 3.0% 2.27%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Solon, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Solon 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 # 134 87th
Population Density # 41 96th
Diversity Index # 546 45th
Median Household Income # 76 93rd
Per Capita Income # 182 82nd

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