Davenport, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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The City of Davenport is the 3rd largest city in Iowa with a population of 104,591 as of July 1, 2018. Davenport ranks in the upper 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 Davenport is located at latitude 41.5541 and longitude -90.604 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Davenport (see map below) encompass a land area of 62.89 sq. miles and a water area of 2.12 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The City of Davenport (GNIS ID: 2394467) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Davenport is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Scott County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Davenport 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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Davenport, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 104,591
Population in Households 101,395
Population in Familes 75,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,196
Population Density1 1,663
Diversity Index2 49


Median Household Income $48,352
Average Household Income $65,657
Per Capita Income $26,900


Total Housing Units 45,982 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,039 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,263 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,679 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $134,206
Average Home Value $165,553


Total Households 42,303
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 24,967
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.52%
Households 0.49% 0.48%
Families 0.23% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Davenport, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Davenport 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 # 3 100th
Population Density # 59 94th
Diversity Index # 25 98th
Median Household Income # 777 23rd
Per Capita Income # 672 33rd

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