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Sutherland, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Sutherland had a population of 668 as of July 1, 2019. Sutherland 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 Sutherland is located at latitude 42.9741 and longitude -95.4975 in O'Brien County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sutherland encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. O'Brien County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,427 feet.

The City of Sutherland (GNIS ID: 2396011) 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 Sutherland is located within Township of Waterman, a minor civil division (MCD) of O'Brien County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sutherland: Southerland.

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Sutherland, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sutherland, IA Housing Affordability Index is 350
State of Iowa Housing Affordability Index is 164
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Sutherland, IA Wealth Index is 70
State of Iowa Wealth Index is 86
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 668 (100%)
Population in Households 638 (95.5%)
Population in Families 481 (72.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 30 ( 4.5%)
Population Density 767
Diversity Index2 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,352
Average Household Income $64,020
Per Capita Income $28,961
Wealth Index4 70

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $62,879
Housing Affordability Index3 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 304
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 181
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 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.
  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 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

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.31% 0.03%
Households 0.4% 0.13%
Families 0.3% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Sutherland, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sutherland to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 393 61st
Population Density # 441 56th
Diversity Index # 813 20th
Median Household Income # 895 11th
Per Capita Income # 570 44th

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