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Iowa, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Iowa had a population of 3,513 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Iowa, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,513
Daytime Population: Workers 1,043
Daytime Population: Residents 1,728
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,771
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 3,513
Population in Familes 3,010
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,097
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $50,316
Average Household Income $62,962
Per Capita Income $22,333


Total Housing Units 1,377 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 726 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 524 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $126,000
Average Home Value $138,912


Total Households 1,251
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 930
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 2.22% 1.83%
Households 2.22% 1.82%
Families 2.05% 1.66%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

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, 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 # 146 69th
Population Density # 135 72nd
Diversity Index # 156 67th
Median Household Income # 127 73rd
Per Capita Income # 219 54th

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