Cushing, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Cushing, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Cushing had a population of 243 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Cushing is located at latitude 42.465 and longitude -95.6757 in Woodbury County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cushing (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Woodbury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,293 feet.

The City of Cushing (GNIS ID: 2393701) 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 Cushing is located within Township of Rock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodbury County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cushing 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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Cushing, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 243
Population in Households 243
Population in Familes 197
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 755
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $40,102
Average Household Income $48,221
Per Capita Income $19,355


Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $74,194
Average Home Value $97,159


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.21% 0.89%
Households 1.17% 0.72%
Families 2.66% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Cushing, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cushing 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 # 659 35th
Population Density # 453 55th
Diversity Index # 412 60th
Median Household Income # 965 4th
Per Capita Income # 1002 1st

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