Rathbun is located in south Iowa. Rathbun is part of Appanoose County. Rathbun has 0.22 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Rathbun population is 64, which has shrunk 27.27% 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%. Rathbun median household income is $36,094 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 9.77% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Rathbun median house value is $53,600 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -82.31% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 53.09% and is much 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 Rathbun is much better than the state average in quality.