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Bronson, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Bronson had a population of 333 as of July 1, 2017. Bronson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Bronson is located at latitude 42.409 and longitude -96.2114 in Woodbury County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bronson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Woodbury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,119 feet.

The City of Bronson (GNIS ID: 2393423) 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 Bronson is located within Township of Floyd, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodbury County.

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

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


Total Population 333
Daytime Population: Workers 40
Daytime Population: Residents 179
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 219
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 333
Population in Familes 285
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,089
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $63,679
Per Capita Income $24,989


Total Housing Units 117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 0.9%)
Median Home Value $163,636
Average Home Value $175,532


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 83
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 0.46% 0.42%
Households 0.36% 0.34%
Families 0.17% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Bronson, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bronson 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 # 572 43rd
Population Density # 252 75th
Diversity Index # 755 25th
Median Household Income # 686 32nd
Per Capita Income # 728 28th

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