Montezuma, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Montezuma, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Montezuma had a population of 1,435 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Montezuma is located at latitude 41.5858 and longitude -92.5274 in Poweshiek County. The formal boundaries for the City of Montezuma (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Poweshiek County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.

The City of Montezuma (GNIS ID: 2395378) 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 Montezuma is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Poweshiek County.

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


Total Population 1,435
Population in Households 1,403
Population in Familes 1,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 578
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $54,490
Average Household Income $66,345
Per Capita Income $28,289


Total Housing Units 692 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 367 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $131,579
Average Home Value $131,182


Total Households 614
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 382
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 -0.23% 0.14%
Households -0.35% 0.07%
Families -0.53% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

Montezuma, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montezuma 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 # 221 78th
Population Density # 581 43rd
Diversity Index # 614 40th
Median Household Income # 543 46th
Per Capita Income # 541 46th

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