Hawarden, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Hawarden, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Hawarden had a population of 2,742 as of July 1, 2018. Hawarden ranks in the upper 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 Hawarden is located at latitude 42.9958 and longitude -96.4853 in Sioux County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hawarden (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Sioux County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,181 feet.

The City of Hawarden (GNIS ID: 2394329) 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 Hawarden is located within Township of Logan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sioux County.

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


Total Population 2,742
Population in Households 2,692
Population in Familes 2,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 950
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $45,998
Average Household Income $59,470
Per Capita Income $23,767


Total Housing Units 1,239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 782 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 309 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $91,246
Average Home Value $107,586


Total Households 1,090
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 707
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 0.9% 0.87%
Households 0.81% 0.81%
Families 0.71% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Hawarden, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hawarden 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 # 125 88th
Population Density # 333 67th
Diversity Index # 15 99th
Median Household Income # 842 17th
Per Capita Income # 908 10th

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