Stanwood, Iowa

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Stanwood, Iowa
City
Location of Stanwood, Iowa
Location of Stanwood, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°53′31″N 91°9′2″W / 41.89194°N 91.15056°W / 41.89194; -91.15056Coordinates: 41°53′31″N 91°9′2″W / 41.89194°N 91.15056°W / 41.89194; -91.15056
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cedar
Area[1]
 • Total 0.72 sq mi (1.86 km2)
 • Land 0.72 sq mi (1.86 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 840 ft (256 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 684
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 675
 • Density 950.0/sq mi (366.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52337
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-75045
GNIS feature ID 0461958

Stanwood is a city in Cedar County, Iowa, United States. The population was 684 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Stanwood was platted in 1868.[4] The first house was built in Stanwood in 1869. The community's namesake is H. P. Stanwood, assistant superintendent of the Chicago and North Western Railway.[5]

Geography[edit]

Stanwood is located at 41°53′31″N 91°9′2″W / 41.89194°N 91.15056°W / 41.89194; -91.15056 (41.891907, -91.150694).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.72 square miles (1.86 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1870 257 —    
1880 254 −1.2%
1890 302 +18.9%
1900 415 +37.4%
1910 511 +23.1%
1920 556 +8.8%
1930 531 −4.5%
1940 569 +7.2%
1950 547 −3.9%
1960 598 +9.3%
1970 642 +7.4%
1980 705 +9.8%
1990 646 −8.4%
2000 680 +5.3%
2010 684 +0.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 684 people, 275 households, and 192 families residing in the city. The population density was 950.0 inhabitants per square mile (366.8 /km2). There were 295 housing units at an average density of 409.7 per square mile (158.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 0.3% African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 275 households of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 40.3 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 27.8% were from 45 to 64; and 16.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 680 people, 279 households, and 193 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,059.9 people per square mile (410.2/km²). There were 297 housing units at an average density of 462.9 per square mile (179.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.79% White, 0.29% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.29% Asian, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.15% of the population.

There were 279 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,102, and the median income for a family was $42,143. Males had a median income of $30,781 versus $21,691 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,561. About 7.2% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 5.8% 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. ^ The History of Cedar County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, etc.. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 507. 
  5. ^ Aurner, Clarence Ray (1910). A Topical History of Cedar County, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke. p. 141. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.