Salix, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Salix, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Salix had a population of 367 as of July 1, 2018. Salix ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Salix is located at latitude 42.3079 and longitude -96.2921 in Woodbury County. The formal boundaries for the City of Salix (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Woodbury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,083 feet.

The City of Salix (GNIS ID: 2396530) 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 Salix is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodbury County.

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


Total Population 367
Population in Households 367
Population in Familes 303
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 242
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $64,792
Average Household Income $79,828
Per Capita Income $30,614


Total Housing Units 167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $205,000
Average Home Value $291,468


Total Households 153
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 111
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 0.13% 0.11%
Households 0.0% 0.13%
Families 2.44% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Salix, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salix 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 # 546 46th
Population Density # 834 17th
Diversity Index # 254 75th
Median Household Income # 193 81st
Per Capita Income # 358 65th

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