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Denison city, Iowa

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Denison city, Iowa
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,244
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,244
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,301
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -0.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,298
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 276
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 30.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 55.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $93,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,043
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $467
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $663
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 2,790
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.78
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 87.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 55.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 81.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 74.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 67.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 14.3%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 14.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 59.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 49.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 12,283
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 64,581
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 105,788
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 149,625
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $17,840
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 13.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $54,190
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $28,124
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 483
Men-owned firms, 2012 196
Women-owned firms, 2012 147
Minority-owned firms, 2012 56
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 388
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 F
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 382
Population per square mile, 2010 1,268.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 6.54
FIPS Code 1919945
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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