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Winterset, Iowa - Basic Facts

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.


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Winterset, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

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%)
Population Density 1,241
Diversity Index2 13
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,209
Average Household Income $63,555
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $25,573
Wealth Index5 53
 

HOUSING

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
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,288
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,457
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.0% 0.76%
Households 1.02% 0.8%
Families 0.85% 0.68%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
Owner Occupied HU   1.03%

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Winterset, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
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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