Columbus Junction, IA Profile: Facts & Data

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Columbus Junction, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Columbus Junction had a population of 1,905 as of July 1, 2018. Columbus Junction ranks in the upper 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 Columbus Junction is located at latitude 41.2787 and longitude -91.3651 in Louisa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Columbus Junction (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Louisa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 607 feet.

The City of Columbus Junction (GNIS ID: 2393612) 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 Columbus Junction is located within Township of Columbus City, a minor civil division (MCD) of Louisa County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,905
Population in Households 1,881
Population in Familes 1,513
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 871
Diversity Index3 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,267
Average Household Income $59,026
Per Capita Income $21,750

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 442 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $99,818
Average Home Value $112,923
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 689
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 464
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 0.04% -0.14%
Households 0.04% -0.12%
Families -0.1% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Columbus Junction, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Columbus Junction 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 # 175 83rd
Population Density # 379 63rd
Diversity Index # 6 100th
Median Household Income # 725 28th
Per Capita Income # 974 4th

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