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Iowa Colony, Texas - Basic Facts

The Village of Iowa Colony had a population of 1,338 as of July 1, 2017. Iowa Colony ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Iowa Colony is located at latitude 29.4426 and longitude -95.4196 in Brazoria County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Iowa Colony (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Brazoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Village of Iowa Colony (GNIS ID: 2413561) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Iowa Colony is located within Alvin-Pearland Division of Brazoria County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Iowa Colony 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 Colony, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,338
Daytime Population: Workers 374
Daytime Population: Residents 729
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,103
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 1,336
Population in Familes 1,199
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 183
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $79,705
Average Household Income $100,701
Per Capita Income $32,486


Total Housing Units 455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 371 (81.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $188,918
Average Home Value $243,059


Total Households 427
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 343
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.87% 3.43%
Households 1.7% 3.33%
Families 1.45% 3.28%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Iowa Colony, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iowa Colony to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 880 50th
Population Density # 1528 13th
Diversity Index # 61 97th
Median Household Income # 171 90th
Per Capita Income # 302 83rd

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