Latest Data (2016)
Population 43,018
Nationwide Rank 873

Quick Facts

Urbandale, Iowa is the 873rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Urbandale, Iowa is a city.

Urbandale, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Urbandale had its largest population ever.

Urbandale, Iowa is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 80% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Urbandale, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
863 Lompoc, California 43,712 6.0%
864 North Lauderdale, Florida 43,699 13.2%
865 Rockwall, Texas 43,586 131.4%
866 Altamonte Springs, Florida 43,492 5.3%
867 Marana, Arizona 43,474 202.3%
868 Freeport, New York 43,279 -1.1%
869 Sierra Vista, Arizona 43,208 14.2%
870 DeKalb, Illinois 43,194 10.2%
871 Prescott Valley, Arizona 43,132 76.6%
872 Salem, Massachusetts 43,132 6.6%
873 Urbandale, Iowa 43,018 45.8%
874 Jefferson City, Missouri 43,013 6.0%
875 San Bruno, California 42,957 6.9%
876 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 42,951 1.6%
877 Plainfield, Illinois 42,933 212.3%
878 Concord, New Hampshire 42,904 5.3%
879 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 42,846 -6.2%
880 Riverton, Utah 42,838 69.2%
881 Bell Gardens, California 42,806 -2.9%
882 Peachtree Corners, Georgia 42,773
883 Leander, Texas 42,761 406.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
406 Sioux City 82,872 -2.4%
470 Iowa City 74,398 18.3%
521 Waterloo 67,934 -1.2%
546 Ames 66,191 29.9%
561 West Des Moines 64,560 36.8%
584 Council Bluffs 62,524 7.1%
639 Ankeny 58,627 112.5%
642 Dubuque 58,531 1.4%
873 Urbandale 43,018 45.8%
914 Cedar Falls 41,390 14.3%
988 Marion 38,480 44.8%
1071 Bettendorf 35,727 14.1%
1360 Mason City 27,430 -5.9%
1366 Marshalltown 27,328 5.0%
1450 Clinton 25,719 -7.1%
1476 Burlington 25,277 -5.5%
1526 Ottumwa 24,487 -1.8%
1532 Fort Dodge 24,441 -7.0%
1563 Muscatine 23,914 5.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 43,018 873
2015 44,062 851
2014 43,150 860
2013 41,776 876
2012 41,020 884
2011 40,284 895
2010 39,463 909
2009 38,677 910
2008 38,451 904
2007 37,997 907
2006 37,182 909
2005 35,722 947
2004 34,528 976
2003 32,995 998
2002 31,975 1,021
2001 30,464 1,060
2000 29,504 1,087
1990 23,515 1,177