Lovilia, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lovilia, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lovilia had a population of 579 as of July 1, 2018. Lovilia 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 Lovilia is located at latitude 41.1349 and longitude -92.9081 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lovilia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 915 feet.

The City of Lovilia (GNIS ID: 2395775) 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 Lovilia is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

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


Total Population 579
Population in Households 579
Population in Familes 487
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,153
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $45,866
Average Household Income $56,032
Per Capita Income $21,599


Total Housing Units 247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $88,136
Average Home Value $201,250


Total Households 222
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 160
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 0.89% 0.14%
Households 0.85% 0.09%
Families 0.87% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.55%

Lovilia, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lovilia 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 # 428 58th
Population Density # 220 78th
Diversity Index # 110 89th
Median Household Income # 850 16th
Per Capita Income # 978 3rd

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