The City of Winterset had a population of 5,746 as of July 1, 2020. Winterset ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Winterset is located at latitude 41.3308 and longitude -94.0138 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Winterset encompass a land area of 4.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,083 feet.
The City of Winterset (GNIS ID: 469011) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The City of Winterset is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.
|Total Population||5,746 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,583 (97.2%)|
|Population in Families||4,494 (78.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||163 ( 2.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,209|
|Average Household Income||$63,555|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,573|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,496 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,414 (56.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||874 (35.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||208 ( 8.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$154,846|
|Average Home Value||$178,008|
|Housing Affordability Index3||167|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.6%|
|Per Capita Income||1.1%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.03%|
The table below compares Winterset to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 66||94th|
|Population Density||# 177||83rd|
|Median Household Income||# 829||18th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 232||23rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 861||15th|
|Diversity Index||# 370||63rd|
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