Minden, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Minden, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Minden had a population of 600 as of July 1, 2017. Minden ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Minden is located at latitude 41.4684 and longitude -95.541 in Pottawattamie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Minden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pottawattamie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,214 feet.

The City of Minden (GNIS ID: 2395340) 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 Minden is located within Township of Minden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pottawattamie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Minden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Minden, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 600
Daytime Population: Workers 112
Daytime Population: Residents 251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 363
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 600
Population in Familes 520
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,436
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $85,493
Per Capita Income $32,781


Total Housing Units 246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $184,195
Average Home Value $228,531


Total Households 232
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.02% 0.1%
Households 0.0% 0.09%
Families 0.57% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Minden, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Minden to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 421 58th
Population Density # 116 89th
Diversity Index # 863 15th
Median Household Income # 65 94th
Per Capita Income # 152 85th

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