Dumont, Iowa

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Dumont
Motto(s): 
Small town big heart
Location of Dumont, Iowa
Location of Dumont, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°44′58″N 92°58′20″W / 42.74944°N 92.97222°W / 42.74944; -92.97222Coordinates: 42°44′58″N 92°58′20″W / 42.74944°N 92.97222°W / 42.74944; -92.97222
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyButler
Area
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
994 ft (303 m)
Population
 • Total637
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
623
 • Density362/sq mi (139.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50625
Area code(s)641
FIPS code19-22620
GNIS feature ID0456055

Dumont is a city in Butler County, Iowa, United States. The population was 637 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office in Dumont has been in operation since 1882.[4] The city was named for John M. Dumont, a miner in Colorado.[5]

Geography[edit]

Dumont is located at 42°44′58″N 92°58′20″W / 42.74944°N 92.97222°W / 42.74944; -92.97222 (42.749475, -92.972272).[6] This is just East of Hampton, IA about 11 miles on highway 3.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.76 square miles (4.56 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1900433—    
1910550+27.0%
1920609+10.7%
1930698+14.6%
1940762+9.2%
1950718−5.8%
1960719+0.1%
1970724+0.7%
1980815+12.6%
1990705−13.5%
2000676−4.1%
2010637−5.8%
2016623−2.2%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 637 people, 281 households, and 165 families residing in the city. The population density was 361.9 inhabitants per square mile (139.7/km2). There were 312 housing units at an average density of 177.3 per square mile (68.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.8% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.

There were 281 households of which 24.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.3% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the city was 49.5 years. 20.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.8% were from 45 to 64; and 27% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 43.8% male and 56.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 676 people, 286 households, and 179 families residing in the city. The population density was 385.4 people per square mile (149.1/km²). There were 316 housing units at an average density of 180.2 per square mile (69.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.11% White, 0.30% African American, 0.15% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.48% of the population.

There were 286 households out of which 24.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 33.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city, the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 20.9% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 32.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,708, and the median income for a family was $36,786. Males had a median income of $29,938 versus $16,848 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,260. About 7.3% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 17.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Hampton-Dumont Community School District operates public schools.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. 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. ^ "Butler County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
  5. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 66.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. ^ "Hampton-Dumont." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on September 15, 2018.

External links[edit]

  • City-Data Comprehensive statistical data and more about Dumont