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Belmond, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Belmond had a population of 2,391 as of July 1, 2017. Belmond 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 Belmond is located at latitude 42.8466 and longitude -93.6085 in Wright County. The formal boundaries for the City of Belmond (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,178 feet.

The City of Belmond (GNIS ID: 2394123) 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 Belmond is located within Township of Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wright County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belmond 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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Belmond, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,391
Daytime Population: Workers 1,647
Daytime Population: Residents 1,229
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,876
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 2,325
Population in Familes 1,825
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 839
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $40,617
Average Household Income $57,515
Per Capita Income $25,662


Total Housing Units 1,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 770 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 289 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $83,548
Average Home Value $96,071


Total Households 1,059
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 654
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 0.09% -0.24%
Households 0.16% -0.23%
Families 0.11% -0.31%
Median Household Income   4.99%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Belmond, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belmond 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 # 143 86th
Population Density # 404 60th
Diversity Index # 53 95th
Median Household Income # 948 6th
Per Capita Income # 669 34th

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