Hospers, Iowa

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Hospers, Iowa
City
Location of Hospers, Iowa
Location of Hospers, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°4′16″N 95°54′17″W / 43.07111°N 95.90472°W / 43.07111; -95.90472Coordinates: 43°4′16″N 95°54′17″W / 43.07111°N 95.90472°W / 43.07111; -95.90472
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Sioux
Incorporated December 6, 1890 [1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Land 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,348 ft (411 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 698
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 710
 • Density 1,454.2/sq mi (561.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51238
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-37290
GNIS feature ID 0457678

Hospers is a city in Sioux County, Iowa, United States, along the Floyd River. The population was 698 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Hospers is located at 43°4′16″N 95°54′17″W / 43.07111°N 95.90472°W / 43.07111; -95.90472 (43.071032, -95.904707).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1900 415 —    
1910 581 +40.0%
1920 570 −1.9%
1930 548 −3.9%
1940 592 +8.0%
1950 604 +2.0%
1960 600 −0.7%
1970 646 +7.7%
1980 655 +1.4%
1990 643 −1.8%
2000 672 +4.5%
2010 698 +3.9%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 698 people, 278 households, and 190 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,454.2 inhabitants per square mile (561.5 /km2). There were 300 housing units at an average density of 625.0 per square mile (241.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.9% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 278 households of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.7% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the city was 37 years. 26.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 672 people, 262 households, and 183 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,427.7 people per square mile (552.0/km²). There were 280 housing units at an average density of 594.9 per square mile (230.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.28% White, 1.04% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.60% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 262 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.5% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 27.5% 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 2.56 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,083, and the median income for a family was $39,861. Males had a median income of $31,944 versus $19,464 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,851. About 5.2% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Hospers is home to two elementary schools, Hospers Elementary (MOC-Floyd Valley Community Schools), and Spalding Catholic-Hospers Center.[citation needed]

Spalding Catholic closed their Hospers Center in 2013.

A third elementary school, Hospers Christian, closed in the late 1990s. That building is now home to Hospers Furniture.[citation needed]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City Data". Hospers. Retrieved 2010-12-15. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress". Hoeven, Charles Bernard. Retrieved 2010-12-15. 

External links[edit]

  • City Data Comprehensive Statistical Data and more about Hospers