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Guernsey, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Guernsey had a population of 63 as of July 1, 2017. Guernsey 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 Guernsey is located at latitude 41.6492 and longitude -92.3431 in Poweshiek County. The formal boundaries for the City of Guernsey (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Poweshiek County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The City of Guernsey (GNIS ID: 2394259) 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 Guernsey is located within Township of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Poweshiek County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Guernsey 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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Guernsey, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 63
Daytime Population: Workers 22
Daytime Population: Residents 32
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 54
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 63
Population in Familes 51
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 342
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $50,878
Average Household Income $66,508
Per Capita Income $28,184


Total Housing Units 32 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $96,429
Average Home Value $145,238


Total Households 27
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 18
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 0.0% -0.64%
Households 0.0% -0.75%
Families 0.0% -1.14%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Guernsey, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guernsey 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 # 933 8th
Population Density # 751 26th
Diversity Index # 953 6th
Median Household Income # 655 35th
Per Capita Income # 429 58th

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