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University Park, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of University Park had a population of 481 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for University Park is located at latitude 41.287 and longitude -92.6185 in Mahaska County. The formal boundaries for the City of University Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mahaska County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 817 feet.

The City of University Park (GNIS ID: 2397093) 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 University Park is located within Township of Spring Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mahaska County.

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


Total Population 481
Population in Households 481
Population in Familes 373
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 622
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $32,649
Average Household Income $48,975
Per Capita Income $20,057


Total Housing Units 210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $108,108
Average Home Value $138,221


Total Households 188
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.15% -0.21%
Households -0.19% -0.21%
Families -0.85% -0.32%
Median Household Income   4.15%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

University Park, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares University Park 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 # 478 53rd
Population Density # 550 46th
Diversity Index # 391 61st
Median Household Income # 1007 0th
Per Capita Income # 996 1st

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