Harcourt, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Harcourt, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Harcourt had a population of 281 as of July 1, 2018. Harcourt ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Harcourt is located at latitude 42.2628 and longitude -94.1758 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harcourt (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,178 feet.

The City of Harcourt (GNIS ID: 2394293) 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 Harcourt is located within Township of Lost Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster County.

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


Total Population 281
Population in Households 281
Population in Familes 234
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 280
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $47,339
Average Household Income $60,116
Per Capita Income $25,176


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $79,651
Average Home Value $104,570


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 86
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 -0.91% -0.65%
Households -0.86% -0.66%
Families 0.14% -0.95%
Median Household Income   3.65%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

Harcourt, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harcourt 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 # 612 39th
Population Density # 806 20th
Diversity Index # 833 18th
Median Household Income # 812 20th
Per Capita Income # 819 19th

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