Carson, IA Profile: Facts & Data

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Carson, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Carson had a population of 823 as of July 1, 2018. Carson ranks in the upper 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 Carson is located at latitude 41.2359 and longitude -95.4185 in Pottawattamie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pottawattamie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,152 feet.

The City of Carson (GNIS ID: 2393755) 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 Carson is located within Township of Carson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pottawattamie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 823
Population in Households 823
Population in Familes 685
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,161
Diversity Index2 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,648
Average Household Income $80,689
Per Capita Income $32,702

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 254 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $135,156
Average Home Value $158,858
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 327
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 227
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.24%
Households 0.07% 0.18%
Families -0.05% 0.09%
Median Household Income   4.6%
Per Capita Income   4.03%

Carson, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carson 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 # 348 66th
Population Density # 216 79th
Diversity Index # 733 27th
Median Household Income # 370 63rd
Per Capita Income # 247 76th

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