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The City of Northwood had a population of 1,890 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Northwood is located at latitude 43.4441 and longitude -93.221 in Worth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Northwood encompass a land area of 3.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Worth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,230 feet.
The City of Northwood 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Northwood: Gulbrand.
|Total Population||1,890 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,855 (98.1%)|
|Population in Families||1,428 (75.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||35 ( 1.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$58,166|
|Average Household Income||$77,752|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,856|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||980 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||623 (63.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||220 (22.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||137 (14.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,509|
|Average Home Value||$136,878|
|Housing Affordability Index3||263|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.16%|
|Per Capita Income||1.57%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.06%|
The table below compares Northwood to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 174||83rd|
|Population Density||# 641||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 553||45th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 706||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 315||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 304||70th|
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