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Hospers, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Hospers had a population of 826 as of July 1, 2019. Hospers 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 Hospers is located at latitude 43.0719 and longitude -95.9045 in Sioux County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hospers encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sioux County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,345 feet.

The City of Hospers (GNIS ID: 2394423) 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 Hospers is located within Township of Floyd, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sioux County.


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Hospers, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hospers, IA Housing Affordability Index is 287
State of Iowa Housing Affordability Index is 164
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Hospers, IA Wealth Index is 84
State of Iowa Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 826 (100%)
Population in Households 826 (100.0%)
Population in Families 706 (85.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,641
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,137
Average Household Income $76,046
Per Capita Income $29,789
Wealth Index4 84

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $111,893
Housing Affordability Index3 287
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 331
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 238
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.84% 1.32%
Households 1.9% 1.41%
Families 2.46% 1.31%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Hospers, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hospers to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 350 65th
Population Density # 63 94th
Diversity Index # 425 58th
Median Household Income # 308 70th
Per Capita Income # 513 49th

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