Kingsley, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Kingsley, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Kingsley had a population of 1,544 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Kingsley is located at latitude 42.5883 and longitude -95.9675 in Plymouth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kingsley (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Plymouth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,260 feet.

The City of Kingsley (GNIS ID: 2395537) 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 Kingsley is located within Township of Garfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Plymouth County.

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


Total Population 1,544
Population in Households 1,509
Population in Familes 1,225
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 961
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $57,030
Average Household Income $75,915
Per Capita Income $30,648


Total Housing Units 670 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 493 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $111,232
Average Home Value $154,716


Total Households 616
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 404
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 1.1% 0.97%
Households 1.1% 0.99%
Families 0.97% 0.92%
Median Household Income   4.58%
Per Capita Income   4.37%

Kingsley, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kingsley 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 # 204 80th
Population Density # 327 68th
Diversity Index # 450 56th
Median Household Income # 445 56th
Per Capita Income # 354 65th

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