Clermont, Iowa

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Clermont, Iowa
City
Kerndt Brothers Savings Bank.jpg
Nickname(s): Brick City
Location of Clermont, Iowa
Location of Clermont, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°59′58″N 91°39′17″W / 42.99944°N 91.65472°W / 42.99944; -91.65472Coordinates: 42°59′58″N 91°39′17″W / 42.99944°N 91.65472°W / 42.99944; -91.65472
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Fayette
Area[1]
 • Total 1.23 sq mi (3.19 km2)
 • Land 1.23 sq mi (3.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 860 ft (262 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 632
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 602
 • Density 514/sq mi (198.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52135
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-14250
GNIS feature ID 0455473

Clermont is a city in Fayette County, Iowa, United States. The population was 632 at the 2010 census.[4] Clermont is home to Montauk, the mansion of former Iowa governor William Larrabee, along with much historic architecture. Scenes for the movie The Straight Story were filmed here.

Geography[edit]

Clermont is located at 42°59′58″N 91°39′17″W / 42.99944°N 91.65472°W / 42.99944; -91.65472 (42.999339, -91.654699)[5] on the Turkey River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.23 square miles (3.19 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 553 —    
1890 488 −11.8%
1900 513 +5.1%
1910 510 −0.6%
1920 681 +33.5%
1930 631 −7.3%
1940 626 −0.8%
1950 625 −0.2%
1960 570 −8.8%
1970 582 +2.1%
1980 602 +3.4%
1990 523 −13.1%
2000 716 +36.9%
2010 632 −11.7%
2016 602 −4.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 632 people, 276 households, and 184 families residing in the city. The population density was 513.8 inhabitants per square mile (198.4/km2). There were 310 housing units at an average density of 252.0 per square mile (97.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.3% White, 1.1% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 276 households of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the city was 45.8 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.9% were from 45 to 64; and 21.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 716 people, 293 households, and 193 families residing in the city. The population density was 653.9 people per square mile (251.3/km²). There were 333 housing units at an average density of 304.1 per square mile (116.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.35% White, 0.42% from other races, and 2.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.35% of the population.

There were 293 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.0% 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 2.95.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,712, and the median income for a family was $39,792. Males had a median income of $27,250 versus $18,563 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,276. About 4.8% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.9% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

Properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-06-26. 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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Clermont city, Iowa". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved March 1, 2012. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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