Algona, IA Profile: Facts & Data

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Algona, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Algona had a population of 5,432 as of July 1, 2018. Algona 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 Algona is located at latitude 43.074 and longitude -94.2299 in Kossuth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Algona (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Kossuth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,194 feet.

The City of Algona (GNIS ID: 467384) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Algona is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Kossuth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Algona population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Algona: Call's Grove.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,432
Population in Households 5,309
Population in Familes 4,100
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density1 1,210
Diversity Index2 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,707
Average Household Income $67,824
Per Capita Income $30,613

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,713 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,759 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 701 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $123,790
Average Home Value $146,175
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,461
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 1,505
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.28% -0.45%
Households -0.19% -0.39%
Families 0.08% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Algona, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Algona 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 # 70 93rd
Population Density # 194 81st
Diversity Index # 293 71st
Median Household Income # 670 34th
Per Capita Income # 359 65th

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