Hopkinton, Iowa

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Hopkinton, Iowa
City
Located on Iowa Highway 38
Located on Iowa Highway 38
Location of Hopkinton, Iowa
Location of Hopkinton, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°20′35″N 91°14′51″W / 42.34306°N 91.24750°W / 42.34306; -91.24750Coordinates: 42°20′35″N 91°14′51″W / 42.34306°N 91.24750°W / 42.34306; -91.24750
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Delaware
Incorporated March 3, 1874 [1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Land 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 863 ft (263 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 628
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 618
 • Density 1,012.9/sq mi (391.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52237
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-37155
GNIS feature ID 0457659
Website HopkintonIowa.org

Hopkinton is a city in Delaware County, Iowa, United States. The population was 628 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Hopkinton was laid out in 1850, and it was incorporated in 1874.[5]

The city is the former home of Lenox College, a small school that closed in 1944. The old campus is still maintained as Delaware County Historical Museum Complex.

Geography[edit]

Hopkinton is located at 42°20′35″N 91°14′51″W / 42.34306°N 91.24750°W / 42.34306; -91.24750 (42.343007, -91.247449),[6] near the Maquoketa River. 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.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 645
1890 668 3.6%
1900 767 14.8%
1910 797 3.9%
1920 759 −4.8%
1930 758 −0.1%
1940 841 10.9%
1950 731 −13.1%
1960 768 5.1%
1970 800 4.2%
1980 774 −3.2%
1990 695 −10.2%
2000 681 −2.0%
2010 628 −7.8%
Est. 2012 618 −1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
Iowa Data Center[8]
2012 Estimate[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 628 people, 266 households, and 185 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,012.9 inhabitants per square mile (391.1 /km2). There were 294 housing units at an average density of 474.2 per square mile (183.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.0% White, 0.3% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 266 households of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.5% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the city was 43.8 years. 24% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.6% were from 25 to 44; 28.7% were from 45 to 64; and 19.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 681 people, 275 households, and 187 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,103.5 people per square mile (424.1/km²). There were 292 housing units at an average density of 473.2 per square mile (181.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.68% White, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.15% of the population.

There were 275 households out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% 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 3.03.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,958, and the median income for a family was $42,589. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $19,773 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,707. About 3.4% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

A farm in the vicinity of Hopkinton

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hopkinton, Iowa". City-Data. Retrieved 2011-06-10. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  5. ^ The History of Delaware County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 538. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 5, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Total Population for Iowa's Incorporated Places: 1850-2000". Retrieved June 5, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Retrieved June 5, 2013. 

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