Donnellson, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Donnellson, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Donnellson had a population of 893 as of July 1, 2018. Donnellson ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Donnellson is located at latitude 40.6441 and longitude -91.5616 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Donnellson (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 705 feet.

The City of Donnellson (GNIS ID: 2394545) 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 Donnellson is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

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


Total Population 893
Population in Households 853
Population in Familes 682
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 708
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $52,026
Average Household Income $62,107
Per Capita Income $25,545


Total Housing Units 416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $96,117
Average Home Value $116,187


Total Households 372
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 238
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 -0.25% -0.5%
Households -0.19% -0.54%
Families 0.63% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Donnellson, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Donnellson 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 # 323 68th
Population Density # 484 52nd
Diversity Index # 950 6th
Median Household Income # 656 35th
Per Capita Income # 790 22nd

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