Curlew, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Curlew, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Curlew had a population of 66 as of July 1, 2018. Curlew ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Curlew is located at latitude 42.9789 and longitude -94.7411 in Palo Alto County. The formal boundaries for the City of Curlew (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Palo Alto County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,240 feet.

The City of Curlew (GNIS ID: 2393697) 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 Curlew is located within Township of Rush Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Palo Alto County.

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


Total Population 66
Population in Households 66
Population in Familes 54
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $47,553
Average Household Income $64,597
Per Capita Income $26,684


Total Housing Units 34 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $93,182


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 19
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 1.58% 0.6%
Households 1.89% 0.0%
Families 1.36% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Curlew, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Curlew 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 # 928 8th
Population Density # 968 4th
Diversity Index # 417 59th
Median Household Income # 806 20th
Per Capita Income # 697 31st

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