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Panorama Park, Iowa
Census Data for Panorama Park ...
The most recent Census Estimate<1> was for 2018 and it gave Panorama Park a population of 149 people.
The last Decennial Census<2> was in 2010, which gave Panorama Park a population of 129 people.
The city of Panorama Park is located in Scott County. The 2010 Census gave Scott County a population of 165,224 people. This means that Panorama Park had 0.08% of the county's total population, making it Scott's 16th most populous community.
At the same time, Iowa had a population of 3,046,355 people.
When the Census Bureau conducts a census for a city like Panorama Park, they draw a boundary around the area in which they are going to conduct their count - this defines the sampling area (usually shaped as a polygon). The shape of the sampling area can be quite complex and it's important to keep in mind that the boundaries of the sampling area may or may not match the recognized boundaries of the city.
Things like the population, area and housing for Panorama Park reflect the sampling area. Since the shape of the sampling area and the actual boundaries of Panorama Park might be different, it's best to check with the U.S. Census Bureau to resolve any difference between the two.
The 2010 Census shows that the sampling area for Panorama Park has a total area of 0.05 square miles [0.1 km²].
Scott County has a land area of 458.1 square miles [1,186.4 km²]. At 0.05 square miles [0.1 km²], Panorama Park has 0.01% of the county's total land area.
Not only does the sampling area define boundaries, it also has a GPS location (latitude & longitude) that indicates a point within the sampling area (usually the center of the polygon, known as the centroid). At the time of the 2010 Census, the sampling area was located at:
Lat: 41° 33' 20" (or 41.56°) [Map]
More information on this topic and the changes between the 2000 Census and the 2010 Census can be found in the section for our Census-to-Census Observations ... (see below).
Population Density ...
Using the population (129 people) and land area (0.05 square miles [0.1 km²]) values from the 2010 Census, Panorama Park had a population density of 2,388 people per square mile [922 people/km²].
In comparison, the 2000 Census shows Panorama Park had a population of 111 people and a land area of 0.07 square miles [0.2 km²]. This gives a population density of 1,638 people per square mile [632 people/km²]
NOTE: Be aware that when comparing population density between the 2000 Census and the 2010 Census, there were changes in the sampling area for Panorama Park. You need to be careful when making such a comparison, the differences are likely to lead to an apple-to-oranges comparison. More information about these differences can be found in the section Census-to-Census Observations ... (see below).
Housing Units ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Panorama Park had 54 Housing Units<3> and with its population of 129 people, this averages 2.39 people per Housing Unit.
The 2010 Census shows Panorama Park had a land area of 0.05 square miles [0.1 km²]. This translates to 1,000 Housing Units per square mile [386.1 housing units/km²].
From the Census of 2000: Panorama Park had 49 Housing Units, a population of 111 people and a land area of 0.07 square miles [0.2 km²]. This gives a density of 2.27 people per Housing Unit and 723 Housing Units per square mile [279.2 housing units/km²].
NOTE: Repeating the caution above (under Population Density), be aware that when comparing Housing Units between the 2000 and the 2010 Census, there were changes in the sampling area for Panorama Park and you need to be careful when comparing results between the censuses. More information about the nature of these the changes can be found in the section called Census-to-Census Observations ... (see below).
Scott County ...
The community of Panorama Park is located in Scott County.
The county had a population of 165,224 people at the 2010 Census. With it's population of 129 people, Panorama Park represented 0.08% of the county's total.
In addition, where the city of Panorama Park has a population density of 2,388 people per square mile [922 people/km²], Scott County averages 360.7 people per square mile [139.3 people/km²].
For more information, please visit our Census Page for Scott County.
Population Rings for Panorama Park ...
To help identify the number of people who live in Panorama Park and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Panorama Park. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4>
Census-to-Census Observations ...
When the Census Bureau takes a census count (or enumeration) for Panorama Park, they start by specifying the boundaries of the area to be counted. This area (or sampling area) is a polygon and its shape can be quite complex - it may or may not match the geographical boundaries of Panorama Park. It's important to note that from one Census to the next, the shape and location of the polygon can change. If you need precision or details about the methodology of the Census, you should visit the U.S. Census Bureau for a definitive answer.
The sampling area (or polygon) given for the 2010 Census is 20.3% smaller than the 2000 Census.
The 2010 Census shows that the total area for Panorama Park was 0.05 square miles [0.1 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of the area is covered by water.
The 2000 Census shows a total area of 0.07 square miles [0.2 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of the area is covered by water.
While generally coinciding with the GPS location (latitude/longitude) of Panorama Park, the latitude and longitude given by the Census Bureau actually indicates the GPS location of the polygon for Panorama Park.
For the 2010 Census, the location was given as:
Lat: 41.555612° (or 41°33'20" N) [Map]
For the 2000 Census, the location given was:
Lat: 41.555156° (or 41°33'18" N) [Map]
The difference indicates that the U.S. Census Bureau moved the location of the polygon for the 2010 Census 300.4 feet to the northeast<5> of the location that was used in the 2000 Census.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) have assigned a unique GNIS identifier (#2396138) to Panorama Park. This identifier also marks a GSP point on the map, and that point lies within the boundaries of Panorama Park. The GNIS point has been mapped to the latitude/longitude:
Lat: 41.555612° (or 41°33'20" N) [Map]
The GSP location given for the 2010 Census lies 0.78 feet to the south<6> of the point given by the GNIS for Panorama Park. For more information about this and the relationship of the various Federal Codes, please visit our Misc Page for Panorama Park.
Miscellaneous Information for Panorama Park ...
The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Scott County or the city of Panorama Park:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Panorama Park:
GNIS ID for Panorama Park: 2396138
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 19 (Iowa)
County Code: 163 (Scott County)
Place Code: 61365 (Panorama Park)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Panorama Park is located in Census Region #2 (the Midwest Region) and Division #4 (the West North-Central Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Panorama Park.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website of the U.S. Census Bureau
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The official website for Scott County: www.scottcountyiowa.com/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)
The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
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This page was last modified: 27 Aug 2019