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The City of Doon had a population of 619 as of July 1, 2017. Doon 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 Doon is located at latitude 43.2788 and longitude -96.2318 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Doon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,296 feet.

The City of Doon (GNIS ID: 2394548) 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 Doon is located within Township of Doon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lyon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Doon 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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Doon, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 619
Daytime Population: Workers 129
Daytime Population: Residents 310
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 439
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 619
Population in Familes 548
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,080
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $54,651
Average Household Income $68,109
Per Capita Income $24,538


Total Housing Units 231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (85.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 0.4%)
Median Home Value $101,087
Average Home Value $128,518


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 171
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 0.97% 0.8%
Households 1.0% 0.77%
Families 1.82% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Doon, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Doon 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 # 412 59th
Population Density # 259 74th
Diversity Index # 165 84th
Median Household Income # 476 53rd
Per Capita Income # 779 23rd

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