Tripoli, Iowa

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Tripoli, Iowa
City
Downtown Tripoli
Downtown Tripoli
Location of Tripoli, Iowa
Location of Tripoli, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°48′21″N 92°15′27″W / 42.80583°N 92.25750°W / 42.80583; -92.25750Coordinates: 42°48′21″N 92°15′27″W / 42.80583°N 92.25750°W / 42.80583; -92.25750
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Bremer
Area[1]
 • Total 1.41 sq mi (3.65 km2)
 • Land 1.41 sq mi (3.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,030 ft (314 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,313
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,316
 • Density 931.2/sq mi (359.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50676
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-78915
GNIS feature ID 0462329

Tripoli (/trɨˈplə/ tri-POH-lə) is a city in Bremer County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,313 at the 2010 census. It is part of the WaterlooCedar Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Tripoli is located at 42°48′21″N 92°15′27″W / 42.80583°N 92.25750°W / 42.80583; -92.25750 (42.805736, -92.257580).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.41 square miles (3.65 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical Populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1900 655 —    
1910 755 +15.3%
1920 914 +21.1%
1930 891 −2.5%
1940 1,001 +12.3%
1950 1,124 +12.3%
1960 1,179 +4.9%
1970 1,345 +14.1%
1980 1,280 −4.8%
1990 1,188 −7.2%
2000 1,310 +10.3%
2010 1,313 +0.2%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,313 people, 540 households, and 356 families residing in the city. The population density was 931.2 inhabitants per square mile (359.5 /km2). There were 568 housing units at an average density of 402.8 per square mile (155.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 540 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,310 people, 537 households, and 361 families residing in the city. The population density was 934.7 people per square mile (361.3/km²). There were 561 housing units at an average density of 400.3 per square mile (154.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.78% White, 0.15% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 537 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96.

27.1% were under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,444, and the median income for a family was $42,647. Males had a median income of $30,764 versus $22,353 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,882. About 7.3% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 13.2% 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.