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The City of Stanton had a population of 569 as of July 1, 2021. Stanton ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Stanton is located at latitude 40.9817 and longitude -95.1042 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanton encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The City of Stanton 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 Stanton is located within Township of Scott, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.


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Stanton, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 569 (100%)
Population in Households 532 (93.5%)
Population in Families 450 (79.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 37 ( 6.5%)
Population Density 622
Diversity Index2 2
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,964
Average Household Income $73,813
% of Income for Mortgage4 6%
Per Capita Income $28,854
Wealth Index5 65
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $95,724
Average Home Value $124,435
Housing Affordability Index3 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 224
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 160
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

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -1.69% -1.08%
Households -1.58% -1.1%
Families -1.52% -1.28%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
Owner Occupied HU   -1.16%

Stanton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanton to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 429 58th
Population Density # 543 46th
Median Household Income # 305 70th
Housing Affordability Index # 967 96th
Per Capita Income # 668 34th
Diversity Index # 990 2nd

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