Humeston is located in south Iowa. Humeston is between the Wayne, Clarke, Decatur, Lucas county. Humeston has 0.61 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Humeston population is 513, which has shrunk 5.52% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Humeston median household income is $36,406 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 58.86% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Humeston median house value is $51,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 56.02% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 53.09% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Humeston is much better than the state average in quality. The Humeston area code is 641.