Shannon City, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Shannon City Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Shannon City Content

Also See: Shannon City, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Shannon City, Iowa - Basic Facts

Real Estate Resources

The City of Shannon City had a population of 70 as of July 1, 2017. Shannon City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Shannon City is located at latitude 40.8988 and longitude -94.2636 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shannon City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,224 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Shannon City are located in Union County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Ringgold County.

The City of Shannon City (GNIS ID: 2395856) 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 Shannon City is located within Township of Grant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

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

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


City of Shannon City, IA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | IA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Grant | Union County | Iowa Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 70
Daytime Population: Workers 9
Daytime Population: Residents 31
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 70
Population in Familes 59
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 170
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $58,333
Average Household Income $69,474
Per Capita Income $28,484


Total Housing Units 40 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $140,179


Total Households 34
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.2% -0.58%
Households -0.4% -0.6%
Families 3.86% -0.81%
Median Household Income   4.43%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Shannon City, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shannon City 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 # 920 9th
Population Density # 905 10th
Diversity Index # 805 20th
Median Household Income # 306 70th
Per Capita Income # 401 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.

Iowa Research Tools

Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Iowa Census Data
Highest or Lowest: