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Wesley, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Wesley had a population of 356 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Wesley is located at latitude 43.0887 and longitude -93.9937 in Kossuth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wesley (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kossuth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,257 feet.

The City of Wesley (GNIS ID: 2397258) 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 Wesley is located within Township of Wesley, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kossuth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wesley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Wesley, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 356
Daytime Population: Workers 138
Daytime Population: Residents 150
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 288
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 356
Population in Familes 304
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 618
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $67,912
Average Household Income $82,087
Per Capita Income $33,717


Total Housing Units 183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $131,944
Average Home Value $163,780


Total Households 157
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 113
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.25% -1.03%
Households -1.17% -0.91%
Families 0.37% -0.9%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Wesley, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wesley to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 552 45th
Population Density # 559 45th
Diversity Index # 508 49th
Median Household Income # 115 89th
Per Capita Income # 116 89th

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