College Springs, Iowa

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College Springs, Iowa
City
Location of College Springs, Iowa
Location of College Springs, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°37′15″N 95°07′19″W / 40.620878°N 95.121941°W / 40.620878; -95.121941Coordinates: 40°37′15″N 95°07′19″W / 40.620878°N 95.121941°W / 40.620878; -95.121941
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Page
Area[1]
 • Total 1.10 sq mi (2.85 km2)
 • Land 1.10 sq mi (2.85 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,152 ft (351 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 214
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 210
 • Density 194.5/sq mi (75.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51637
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-15105
GNIS feature ID 0455535

College Springs is a city in Page County, Iowa, United States. The population was 214 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

College Springs' longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 40.620878, -95.121941.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.10 square miles (2.85 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1880 531 —    
1890 491 −7.5%
1900 693 +41.1%
1910 626 −9.7%
1920 495 −20.9%
1930 484 −2.2%
1940 430 −11.2%
1950 368 −14.4%
1960 290 −21.2%
1970 295 +1.7%
1980 307 +4.1%
1990 230 −25.1%
2000 246 +7.0%
2010 214 −13.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 214 people, 83 households, and 60 families residing in the city. The population density was 194.5 inhabitants per square mile (75.1 /km2). There were 90 housing units at an average density of 81.8 per square mile (31.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.5% Pacific Islander, and 2.8% from two or more races.

There were 83 households of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.7% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 40 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 246 people, 90 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 221.6 people per square mile (85.6/km2). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 85.6 per square mile (33.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.19% White and 0.81% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% of the population.

There were 90 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% 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 3.07.

26.8% are under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,500, and the median income for a family was $37,750. Males had a median income of $27,375 versus $19,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,102. About 2.4% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Name[edit]

The city received its name because of a school called Amity College, and the "Spring" part refers to a nearby spring, reputed to have very clear water.

Education[edit]

College Springs is served by the South Page Community Schools.

The school building that was Amity College now houses South Page High.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • City-Data Comprehensive statistical data and more about College Springs