Cumming, Iowa

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Cumming, Iowa
City
Location of Cumming, Iowa
Location of Cumming, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°29′9″N 93°45′43″W / 41.48583°N 93.76194°W / 41.48583; -93.76194Coordinates: 41°29′9″N 93°45′43″W / 41.48583°N 93.76194°W / 41.48583; -93.76194
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Warren
Area[1]
 • Total 2.57 sq mi (6.66 km2)
 • Land 2.56 sq mi (6.63 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 981 ft (299 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 351
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 373
 • Density 137.1/sq mi (52.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50061
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-17850
GNIS feature ID 0455755

Cumming is a city in Warren County, Iowa, United States. The population was 351 at the 2010 census. It is the hometown of Senator Tom Harkin.

A part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area, Cumming is considered one of the smallest incorporated suburbs of the metro area.[4] The smallest of all cities in the five-county metro area is Bevington, in Madison and Warren counties, which had a population of 58 in 2000.[5]

Geography[edit]

Cumming is located at 41°29′9″N 93°45′43″W / 41.48583°N 93.76194°W / 41.48583; -93.76194 (41.485723, -93.761929).[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.57 square miles (6.66 km2), of which, 2.56 square miles (6.63 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

The Great Western Trail passes through the city.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1930 149 —    
1940 139 −6.7%
1950 131 −5.8%
1960 148 +13.0%
1970 189 +27.7%
1980 151 −20.1%
1990 132 −12.6%
2000 162 +22.7%
2010 351 +116.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 351 people, 128 households, and 102 families residing in the city. The population density was 137.1 inhabitants per square mile (52.9/km2). There were 136 housing units at an average density of 53.1 per square mile (20.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White, 0.9% African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 128 households of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.3% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.3% were non-families. 14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the city was 40.1 years. 27.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.5% were from 25 to 44; 28% were from 45 to 64; and 9.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 162 people, 65 households, and 52 families residing in the city. The population density was 76.9 people per square mile (29.6/km²). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 32.7 per square mile (12.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 65 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.3% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.5% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $52,813, and the median income for a family was $56,071. Males had a median income of $40,893 versus $21,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,575. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

Notable natives[edit]

  • Tom Harkin, Incumbent United States Senator from Iowa since 1985

See also[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. ^ AbsoluteDSM: Cumming Photo Gallery
  5. ^ "Subcounty population estimates: Iowa 2000-2006" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2007-06-28. Retrieved 2008-05-28. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ Warren County Conservation Board: Great Western Trail.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.