Corwith, Iowa

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Corwith, Iowa
City
Location of Corwith, Iowa
Location of Corwith, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°59′36″N 93°57′21″W / 42.99333°N 93.95583°W / 42.99333; -93.95583Coordinates: 42°59′36″N 93°57′21″W / 42.99333°N 93.95583°W / 42.99333; -93.95583
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hancock
Area[1]
 • Total 1.48 sq mi (3.83 km2)
 • Land 1.48 sq mi (3.83 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,178 ft (359 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 309
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 272
 • Density 208.8/sq mi (80.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50430
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-16590
GNIS feature ID 0455640

Corwith is a city in Hancock County, Iowa, United States. The population was 309 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Corwith had its start in the year 1880 by the building of the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railroad through that territory.[4] The first buildings to be built were a hotel and the train depot.[5]

Geography[edit]

Corwith is located at 42°59′36″N 93°57′21″W / 42.99333°N 93.95583°W / 42.99333; -93.95583 (42.993334, -93.955931)[6] on the Boone River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.48 square miles (3.83 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1890 347 —    
1900 651 +87.6%
1910 455 −30.1%
1920 635 +39.6%
1930 481 −24.3%
1940 481 +0.0%
1950 480 −0.2%
1960 488 +1.7%
1970 438 −10.2%
1980 480 +9.6%
1990 354 −26.2%
2000 350 −1.1%
2010 309 −11.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 309 people, 141 households, and 78 families residing in the city. The population density was 208.8 inhabitants per square mile (80.6 /km2). There were 167 housing units at an average density of 112.8 per square mile (43.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.3% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.2% of the population.

There were 141 households of which 22.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.7% were non-families. 35.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 46.3 years. 20.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 21.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 350 people, 150 households, and 94 families residing in the city. The population density was 224.2 people per square mile (86.6/km²). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 104.4 per square mile (40.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.57% White, 0.29% Native American, 3.14% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.57% of the population.

There were 150 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,222, and the median income for a family was $38,333. Males had a median income of $32,031 versus $16,528 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,054. About 9.8% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives[edit]

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 Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 282. 
  5. ^ History of Kossuth, Hancock, and Winnebago Counties, Iowa. Union Publishing Company. 1884. p. 718. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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