Ogden, Iowa

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Ogden, Iowa
City
Motto: "Our City, make it yours"
Location of Ogden, Iowa
Location of Ogden, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°2′24″N 94°1′50″W / 42.04000°N 94.03056°W / 42.04000; -94.03056Coordinates: 42°2′24″N 94°1′50″W / 42.04000°N 94.03056°W / 42.04000; -94.03056
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Township Yell
Area[1]
 • Total 1.37 sq mi (3.55 km2)
 • Land 1.37 sq mi (3.55 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,109 ft (338 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,044
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 2,025
 • Density 1,492.0/sq mi (576.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50212
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-58665
GNIS feature ID 0459806

Ogden is a city in Yell Township, Boone County, Iowa, United States. The population was 2,044 at the 2010 census, up 1.01% from 2,023 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Boone, Iowa Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is a part of the larger Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Ogden was founded in 1866. It is named for William B. Ogden.[4]

Geography[edit]

Ogden is located at 42°2′24″N 94°1′50″W / 42.04000°N 94.03056°W / 42.04000; -94.03056 (42.040057, -94.030678).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.37 square miles (3.55 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 568 —    
1890 689 +21.3%
1900 993 +44.1%
1910 1,298 +30.7%
1920 1,451 +11.8%
1930 1,429 −1.5%
1940 1,513 +5.9%
1950 1,486 −1.8%
1960 1,525 +2.6%
1970 1,661 +8.9%
1980 1,953 +17.6%
1990 1,909 −2.3%
2000 2,023 +6.0%
2010 2,044 +1.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,044 people, 829 households, and 580 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,492.0 inhabitants per square mile (576.1 /km2). There were 904 housing units at an average density of 659.9 per square mile (254.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.9% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 829 households of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.0% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 41.6 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 2,023 people, 823 households, and 585 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,472.3 people per square mile (570.1/km²). There were 879 housing units at an average density of 639.7 per square mile (247.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.01% White, 0.05% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.79% of the population.

There were 823 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. Of all households, 25.9% were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.90.

24.6% are under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,114, and the median income for a family was $46,949. Males had a median income of $32,054 versus $22,679 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,542. About 1.2% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Children in Ogden, Iowa attend the Ogden Community School District and Ogden High School.[7]

In Media[edit]

The town was the location for the 2010 science fiction horror film The Crazies, a remake of George Romero's 1973 film of the same name.

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. ^ Goldthwait, Nathan Edward (1914). History of Boone County, Iowa, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 203. 
  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. 
  7. ^ Ogden Community Schools. "Ogden Community Schools". Retrieved October 3, 2011. 

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