Plymouth, Iowa

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Plymouth, Iowa
City
Location of Plymouth, Iowa
Location of Plymouth, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°14′43″N 93°7′21″W / 43.24528°N 93.12250°W / 43.24528; -93.12250Coordinates: 43°14′43″N 93°7′21″W / 43.24528°N 93.12250°W / 43.24528; -93.12250
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cerro Gordo
Area[1]
 • Total 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Land 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,135 ft (346 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 382
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 375
 • Density 868.2/sq mi (335.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50464
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-63885
GNIS feature ID 0460339

Plymouth is a city in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States, along the Shell Rock River. The population was 382 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Mason City Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Plymouth is located at 43°14′43″N 93°7′21″W / 43.24528°N 93.12250°W / 43.24528; -93.12250 (43.245346, -93.122575).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1910 358 —    
1920 366 +2.2%
1930 388 +6.0%
1940 427 +10.1%
1950 395 −7.5%
1960 422 +6.8%
1970 461 +9.2%
1980 463 +0.4%
1990 453 −2.2%
2000 429 −5.3%
2010 382 −11.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 382 people, 164 households, and 111 families residing in the city. The population density was 868.2 inhabitants per square mile (335.2 /km2). There were 180 housing units at an average density of 409.1 per square mile (158.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 164 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.3% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% 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 2.79.

The median age in the city was 45.4 years. 18.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.7% were from 25 to 44; 36.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.4% male and 47.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 429 people, 164 households, and 120 families residing in the city. The population density was 976.6 people per square mile (376.4/km²). There were 171 housing units at an average density of 389.3 per square mile (150.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.83% White, 0.70% Native American, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.17% of the population.

There were 164 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,344, and the median income for a family was $40,179. Males had a median income of $31,042 versus $20,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,888. About 4.1% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.