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Agency, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Agency had a population of 634 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Agency is located at latitude 40.9975 and longitude -92.3072 in Wapello County. The formal boundaries for the City of Agency (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wapello County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 814 feet.

The City of Agency (GNIS ID: 2393889) 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 Agency is located within Township of Agency, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wapello County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Agency population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Agency: Agency City.

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Agency, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 634
Daytime Population: Workers 79
Daytime Population: Residents 309
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 388
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 634
Population in Familes 519
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 976
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $47,062
Average Household Income $61,020
Per Capita Income $26,405


Total Housing Units 306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $121,759
Average Home Value $146,188


Total Households 276
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 190
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 -0.09% -0.22%
Households -0.05% -0.15%
Families 0.07% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Agency, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Agency 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 # 406 60th
Population Density # 315 69th
Diversity Index # 466 54th
Median Household Income # 777 23rd
Per Capita Income # 595 41st

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