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The City of Durant had a population of 1,817 as of July 1, 2017. Durant ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Durant is located at latitude 41.6015 and longitude -90.9119 in Cedar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Durant (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cedar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 718 feet.

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

The City of Durant (GNIS ID: 2394581) 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 Durant is located within Township of Farmington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cedar County.

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


Total Population 1,817
Daytime Population: Workers 868
Daytime Population: Residents 884
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,752
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 1,802
Population in Familes 1,514
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 1,638
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $55,769
Average Household Income $67,947
Per Capita Income $27,095


Total Housing Units 796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 555 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $167,814
Average Home Value $206,081


Total Households 741
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 524
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 -0.11% -0.12%
Households -0.04% -0.08%
Families 0.32% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Durant, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Durant 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 # 181 82nd
Population Density # 65 94th
Diversity Index # 635 37th
Median Household Income # 412 59th
Per Capita Income # 531 47th

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