State Center, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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State Center, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of State Center had a population of 1,472 as of July 1, 2018. State Center 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 State Center is located at latitude 42.0149 and longitude -93.1653 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the City of State Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,070 feet.

The City of State Center (GNIS ID: 2395958) 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 State Center is located within Township of State Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

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


Total Population 1,472
Population in Households 1,442
Population in Familes 1,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 1,494
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $65,091
Average Household Income $77,399
Per Capita Income $29,489


Total Housing Units 633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 429 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $138,672
Average Home Value $193,925


Total Households 566
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 406
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 0.03% -0.1%
Households -0.04% -0.18%
Families 0.21% -0.25%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

State Center, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares State Center 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 # 213 79th
Population Density # 100 90th
Diversity Index # 191 81st
Median Household Income # 188 81st
Per Capita Income # 447 56th

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