IA

National Population : 333,590,059
Iowa State Population : 3,039,784

About Elma, IA

Elma, IA is located in Howard County in the state of Iowa.

The total City Population for Elma is about 527 with about 157 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,374.

The Average Home Value is $86,100.00, which is roughly 26% lower than the Average Home Value of $116,245.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 54% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $54,934.00, which is roughly 5% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $57,814.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 4% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Elma is about 1.8%.

Iowa is ranked #35 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 27.78 out of 100.

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Voting

Howard County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 43.44% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 63.19%
Democratic: 35.74%
Libertarian: 0.46%
Other: 0.4%
Green: 0.2%


Nearby Locations

Alta Vista, IA (6.67 mi.)
Riceville, IA (10.02 mi.)
Orchard, IA (12.34 mi.)
Ionia, IA (13.89 mi.)
New Hampton, IA (14.12 mi.)
N Washington, IA (14.12 mi.)
Chester, IA (15.21 mi.)
Lime Springs, IA (16.36 mi.)
Saratoga, IA (16.36 mi.)
Floyd, IA (17.07 mi.)
Charles City, IA (17.16 mi.)
Mc Intire, IA (17.50 mi.)
Little Cedar, IA (17.85 mi.)
Lawler, IA (18.07 mi.)
Colwell, IA (18.37 mi.)
Cresco, IA (18.63 mi.)
Osage, IA (18.87 mi.)
Mitchell, IA (18.87 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 50628
Latitude : 43.320774
Longitude : -92.396539
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1295 ft.
Area Code(s) : 641

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.47
Male Population Estimate : 50.00%
Female Population Estimate : 50.00%
Median Age : 43.8
Male Median Age : 43.8
Female Median Age : 43.7

White Population Estimate : 99.13%
Black Population Estimate : 1.09%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.16%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.29%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.29%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.44%
Other Population Estimate : 0.00%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Elma specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Howard County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Howard County: About 63 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Howard County is about 78% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.