Armstrong, Iowa

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Armstrong, Iowa
City
Location of Armstrong, Iowa
Location of Armstrong, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°23′45″N 94°28′51″W / 43.39583°N 94.48083°W / 43.39583; -94.48083Coordinates: 43°23′45″N 94°28′51″W / 43.39583°N 94.48083°W / 43.39583; -94.48083
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Emmet
Area[1]
 • Total 0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Land 0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,250 ft (381 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 926
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 923
 • Density 1,052.3/sq mi (406.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50514
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-02935
GNIS feature ID 0454236

Armstrong is a city in Emmet County, Iowa, United States. The population was 926 at the 2010 census. It was originally known as Armstrong Grove.

History[edit]

Armstong had its start in the year 1892 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[4]

Geography[edit]

Armstrong is located at 43°23′45″N 94°28′51″W / 43.39583°N 94.48083°W / 43.39583; -94.48083 (43.395722, -94.480750).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.88 square miles (2.28 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1900 907 —    
1910 586 −35.4%
1920 818 +39.6%
1930 767 −6.2%
1940 937 +22.2%
1950 943 +0.6%
1960 958 +1.6%
1970 1,061 +10.8%
1980 1,153 +8.7%
1990 1,025 −11.1%
2000 979 −4.5%
2010 926 −5.4%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 926 people, 403 households, and 257 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,052.3 inhabitants per square mile (406.3 /km2). There were 439 housing units at an average density of 498.9 per square mile (192.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 403 households of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.2% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.73.

The median age in the city was 49 years. 20.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.5% were from 25 to 44; 29% were from 45 to 64; and 25.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 979 people, 422 households, and 268 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,192.7 people per square mile (461.0/km²). There were 456 housing units at an average density of 555.5 per square mile (214.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.88% White, 0.20% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.

There were 422 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 33.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.83.

20.6% are under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 25.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,446, and the median income for a family was $45,563. Males had a median income of $31,210 versus $19,732 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,221. About 3.0% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 16.5% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ History of Emmet County and Dickinson County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 124. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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