Fremont, Iowa

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Fremont, Iowa
City
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Location of Fremont, Iowa
Location of Fremont, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°12′44″N 92°26′6″W / 41.21222°N 92.43500°W / 41.21222; -92.43500Coordinates: 41°12′44″N 92°26′6″W / 41.21222°N 92.43500°W / 41.21222; -92.43500
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Mahaska
Area[1]
 • Total 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Land 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 743
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 724
 • Density 721/sq mi (278.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52561
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-29190
GNIS feature ID 0456761

Fremont is a city in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States. The population was 743 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Fremont is located at 41°12′44″N 92°26′6″W / 41.21222°N 92.43500°W / 41.21222; -92.43500 (41.212321, -92.435106).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 542 —    
1910 501 −7.6%
1920 544 +8.6%
1930 450 −17.3%
1940 490 +8.9%
1950 471 −3.9%
1960 461 −2.1%
1970 480 +4.1%
1980 730 +52.1%
1990 701 −4.0%
2000 704 +0.4%
2010 743 +5.5%
1880 143 −80.8%
2016 724 +406.3%
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 743 people, 300 households, and 208 families residing in the city. The population density was 721.4 inhabitants per square mile (278.5/km2). There were 327 housing units at an average density of 317.5 per square mile (122.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.7% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 300 households of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.7% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the city was 37.5 years. 26.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 704 people, 283 households, and 198 families residing in the city. The population density was 682.7 people per square mile (263.9/km²). There were 300 housing units at an average density of 290.9 per square mile (112.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.43% White, 0.14% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 283 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% 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 2.95.

26.6% are under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,583, and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a median income of $33,333 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,925. About 5.9% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable People[edit]

  • Steve Bales — Flight Control engineer for NASA's Apollo 11 mission
  • Ivan D. Combe - Founder of Combe, Inc., creator of Clearasil, Odor Eaters, and leader in the Consumer Health Care industry[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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 May 12, 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. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2000/01/17/business/ivan-d-combe-88-marketer-of-clearasil-and-just-for-men.html

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