Griswold, Iowa

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Griswold, Iowa
City
Location of Griswold, Iowa
Location of Griswold, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°14′N 95°8′W / 41.233°N 95.133°W / 41.233; -95.133Coordinates: 41°14′N 95°8′W / 41.233°N 95.133°W / 41.233; -95.133
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cass
Area[1]
 • Total 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Land 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,102 ft (336 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,036
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,010
 • Density 1,671.0/sq mi (645.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51535
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-33150
GNIS feature ID 0457153

Griswold is a city in Cass County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,036 at the 2010 census. The town was named for J. N. A. Griswold, a railroad director.[4]

Geography[edit]

Griswold is located at 41°14′N 95°8′W / 41.233°N 95.133°W / 41.233; -95.133 (41.2354, -95.1406).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.61 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 350 —    
1890 752 +114.9%
1900 900 +19.7%
1910 949 +5.4%
1920 1,264 +33.2%
1930 1,139 −9.9%
1940 1,132 −0.6%
1950 1,149 +1.5%
1960 1,207 +5.0%
1970 1,181 −2.2%
1980 1,176 −0.4%
1990 1,049 −10.8%
2000 1,039 −1.0%
2010 1,036 −0.3%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,036 people, 445 households, and 278 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,671.0 inhabitants per square mile (645.2/km2). There were 507 housing units at an average density of 817.7 per square mile (315.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 1.0% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 445 households of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.1% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.5% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 44.9 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.8% were from 25 to 44; 25.2% were from 45 to 64; and 24.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.7% male and 54.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,039 people, 440 households, and 282 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,691.0 people per square mile (657.6/km²). There were 491 housing units at an average density of 799.1 per square mile (310.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.04% White, 0.19% Native American, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.35% of the population.

There were 440 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.82.

21.6% are under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 27.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,538, and the median income for a family was $38,125. Males had a median income of $27,667 versus $18,542 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,430. About 5.5% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[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. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 145. 
  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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