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Iowa, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Iowa had a population of 3,082 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Iowa is located at latitude 30.2389 and longitude -93.011 in Calcasieu Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Iowa (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Calcasieu Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Town of Iowa (GNIS ID: 2405892) 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 Town of Iowa is located within Parish Governing Authority District 10, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calcasieu Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Iowa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Iowa, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,082
Population in Households 3,082
Population in Familes 2,647
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 962
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 1,103
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 822
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 642 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 461 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $110,140
Average Home Value $130,646


Median Household Income $50,334
Average Household Income $62,844
Per Capita Income $22,449
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.51%
Households 0.53% 0.57%
Families 0.37% 0.46%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Iowa, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iowa to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 161 66th
Population Density1 # 162 66th
Diversity Index2 # 198 58th
Median Household Income # 112 77th
Per Capita Income # 196 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.