Ireton, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Ireton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ireton had a population of 602 as of July 1, 2018. Ireton 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 Ireton is located at latitude 42.9747 and longitude -96.3184 in Sioux County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ireton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sioux County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,421 feet.

The City of Ireton (GNIS ID: 2395434) 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 Ireton is located within Township of Reading, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sioux County.

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


Total Population 602
Population in Households 602
Population in Familes 537
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 598
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $56,174
Average Household Income $70,657
Per Capita Income $25,570


Total Housing Units 258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $157,099
Average Home Value $173,780


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 187
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 -0.14% 0.03%
Households -0.1% 0.0%
Families 0.88% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Ireton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ireton 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 # 421 58th
Population Density # 567 44th
Diversity Index # 111 89th
Median Household Income # 479 53rd
Per Capita Income # 783 22nd

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