Denmark, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Denmark, Iowa - Basic Facts

The Denmark Census Designated Place had a population of 434 as of July 1, 2018. Denmark ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Denmark is located at latitude 40.7417 and longitude -91.3374 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Denmark Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 725 feet.

The Denmark Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629962) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Denmark Census Designated Place is located within Township of Denmark, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Denmark: Haystack.

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


Total Population 434
Population in Households 434
Population in Familes 350
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 261
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $53,430
Average Household Income $62,962
Per Capita Income $26,703


Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 166 (84.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $91,923
Average Home Value $138,939


Total Households 187
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 127
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 0.31% -0.09%
Households 0.26% -0.11%
Families 0.79% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Denmark, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denmark 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 # 498 51st
Population Density # 821 19th
Diversity Index # 843 16th
Median Household Income # 594 41st
Per Capita Income # 693 31st

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