Anita, Iowa

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Anita, Iowa
Location of Anita, Iowa
Location of Anita, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°26′48″N 94°45′56″W / 41.44667°N 94.76556°W / 41.44667; -94.76556Coordinates: 41°26′48″N 94°45′56″W / 41.44667°N 94.76556°W / 41.44667; -94.76556
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyCass
Area
 • Total1.70 sq mi (4.40 km2)
 • Land1.70 sq mi (4.40 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,276 ft (389 m)
Population
 • Total972
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
943
 • Density572/sq mi (220.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50020
Area code(s)712
FIPS code19-02260
GNIS feature ID0454192

Anita is a city in Cass County, Iowa, United States, platted in 1869 and incorporated in 1875. The population was 972 at the 2010 census. Lake Anita State Park is located just outside the town.

Geography[edit]

Anita is located at 41°26′48″N 94°45′56″W / 41.446724°N 94.765440°W / 41.446724; -94.765440.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.70 square miles (4.40 km2), all of it land.[1] Anita's motto is "A Whale of a Town."

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1880479—    
1890695+45.1%
1900968+39.3%
19101,118+15.5%
19201,236+10.6%
19301,106−10.5%
19401,088−1.6%
19501,112+2.2%
19601,233+10.9%
19701,101−10.7%
19801,153+4.7%
19901,068−7.4%
20001,049−1.8%
2010972−7.3%
2016943−3.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

2010 Census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 972 people, 427 households, and 266 families residing in the city. The population density was 571.8 inhabitants per square mile (220.8/km2). There were 488 housing units at an average density of 287.1 per square mile (110.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.5% White, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 427 households of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.7% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.72.

The median age in the city was 47.4 years. 20.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.6% were from 25 to 44; 30.6% were from 45 to 64; and 23.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.

2000 Census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,049 people, 454 households, and 285 families residing in the city. The population density was 612.1 people per square mile (236.9/km²). There were 492 housing units at an average density of 287.1 per square mile (111.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.24% White, 0.19% Native American, 0.10% Asian, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 454 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.2% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the city, the population was spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 25.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,984, and the median income for a family was $42,578. Males had a median income of $28,393 versus $20,223 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,672. About 5.5% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The community is in the CAM Community School District.[7] It was a part of the Anita Community School District until it merged into CAM on July 1, 2011.[8]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "CAM." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on July 19, 2018.
  8. ^ "REORGANIZATION & DISSOLUTION ACTIONS SINCE 1965-66." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on July 20, 2018.

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