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Anthon, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Anthon had a population of 603 as of July 1, 2018. Anthon 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 Anthon is located at latitude 42.3881 and longitude -95.8656 in Woodbury County. The formal boundaries for the City of Anthon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Woodbury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,115 feet.

The City of Anthon (GNIS ID: 2393965) 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 Anthon is located within Township of Kedron, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodbury County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Anthon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 603
Population in Households 603
Population in Familes 472
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 854
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $43,169
Average Household Income $60,488
Per Capita Income $26,738


Total Housing Units 295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $71,269
Average Home Value $115,183


Total Households 278
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 171
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 0.79% 0.59%
Households 0.67% 0.57%
Families 1.44% 0.46%
Median Household Income   4.11%
Per Capita Income   4.32%

Anthon, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anthon 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 # 419 59th
Population Density # 389 62nd
Diversity Index # 242 76th
Median Household Income # 925 8th
Per Capita Income # 686 32nd

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