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Center Point, Iowa

Center Point, Iowa
Location of Center Point, Iowa
Location of Center Point, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°11′26″N 91°46′57″W / 42.19056°N 91.78250°W / 42.19056; -91.78250
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyLinn
Area
 • Total2.60 sq mi (6.73 km2)
 • Land2.60 sq mi (6.73 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
820 ft (250 m)
Population
 • Total2,421
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
2,557
 • Density931/sq mi (359.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52213
Area code(s)319
FIPS code19-12270
GNIS feature ID0455292
Websitewww.centerpointia.com

Center Point is a city in Linn County, Iowa, United States. The population was 2,421 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

The first house was built in Center Point in 1854.[4]

Geography

Center Point is located at 42°11′26″N 91°46′57″W / 42.19056°N 91.78250°W / 42.19056; -91.78250 (42.190618, -91.782500).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.60 square miles (6.73 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1870443—    
1880603+36.1%
1890615+2.0%
1900674+9.6%
1910802+19.0%
1920773−3.6%
1930812+5.0%
1940861+6.0%
1950987+14.6%
19601,236+25.2%
19701,456+17.8%
19801,591+9.3%
19901,693+6.4%
20002,007+18.5%
20102,421+20.6%
20182,557+5.6%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,421 people, 887 households, and 665 families living in the city. The population density was 931.2 inhabitants per square mile (359.5/km2). There were 942 housing units at an average density of 362.3 per square mile (139.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 0.9% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 887 households of which 45.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.0% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the city was 34.7 years. 31.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.6% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 9.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 2,007 people, 765 households, and 550 families living in the city. The population density was 834.5 people per square mile (321.5/km²). There were 789 housing units at an average density of 328.1 per square mile (126.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.36% White, 0.45% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 765 households out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.11.

Age spread: 30.4% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 33.7% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $48,352, and the median income for a family was $55,677. Males had a median income of $36,702 versus $25,601 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,527. About 3.2% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.4% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education

It is within the Center Point-Urbana Community School District.[8] The district formed on July 1, 1993 with the merger of the Center Point and Urbana districts.[9]

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved December 15, 2019.
  4. ^ The History of Linn County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Company. 1878. pp. 575.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ "Center Point-Urbana" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-03-26.
  9. ^ "REORGANIZATION & DISSOLUTION ACTIONS SINCE 1965-66" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-02-09. Retrieved 2020-03-22.

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