Doon, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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The City of Doon had a population of 618 as of July 1, 2018. Doon ranks in the upper 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 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, 2018.

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


Total Population 618
Population in Households 618
Population in Familes 544
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,078
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $58,409
Average Household Income $76,638
Per Capita Income $27,655


Total Housing Units 235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (85.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $104,412
Average Home Value $125,866


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.84% 0.83%
Households 0.88% 0.77%
Families 1.6% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

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, 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 # 412 59th
Population Density # 258 75th
Diversity Index # 182 82nd
Median Household Income # 374 63rd
Per Capita Income # 606 40th

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