Location & Demographics

Getting Here

Montezuma, Iowa is located in east central Iowa, approximately one hour east of Des Moines and one hour west of Iowa City.  We are easily accessible from Interstate 80, exit 191, and 8 miles south along U.S. Highway 63.  MAP


Founded:  1848
Population:  1462
Population Density:  586 per square mile, 2.48 square miles
Elevation:  953 feet
Cost of Living Index:  84.3
Ethnicity:  White 98.2%, Hispanic 1.37%, Other 1.2%
Estimated Household Per Capita Income:  $48,816
Estimated Home Value:  $ 104,100
Median Rent:  $607

Above information obtained from city-data.com, 2008-2012 report