Strawberry Point, Iowa

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Strawberry Point, Iowa
City
Strawberry Motel - Strawberry Point, IA (5623479374).jpg
Location of Strawberry Point, Iowa
Location of Strawberry Point, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°40′45″N 91°32′13″W / 42.67917°N 91.53694°W / 42.67917; -91.53694Coordinates: 42°40′45″N 91°32′13″W / 42.67917°N 91.53694°W / 42.67917; -91.53694
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clayton
Area[1]
 • Total 2.11 sq mi (5.46 km2)
 • Land 2.11 sq mi (5.46 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,220 ft (372 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,279
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 1,227
 • Density 606/sq mi (234.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52076
Area code(s) 563 Exchange: 933
FIPS code 19-75855
GNIS feature ID 0462032
Website Strawberry Point Portal

Strawberry Point is a city in Clayton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,279 at the 2010 census, down from 1,386 at the 2000 census. Strawberry Point is home to the world's largest strawberry (a 15-foot fiberglass statue)[4], and the Franklin Hotel, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. Backbone State Park, Iowa's oldest state park, is located a few miles from the town.

Geography[edit]

Strawberry Point's longitude and latitude coordinates in decimal form are 42.679195, -91.536891.[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.11 square miles (5.46 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 715 —    
1890 947 +32.4%
1900 1,012 +6.9%
1910 1,052 +4.0%
1920 1,101 +4.7%
1930 1,128 +2.5%
1940 1,223 +8.4%
1950 1,247 +2.0%
1960 1,303 +4.5%
1970 1,281 −1.7%
1980 1,463 +14.2%
1990 1,357 −7.2%
2000 1,386 +2.1%
2010 1,279 −7.7%
2016 1,227 −4.1%
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 1,279 people, 559 households, and 348 families residing in the city. The population density was 606.2 inhabitants per square mile (234.1/km2). There were 622 housing units at an average density of 294.8 per square mile (113.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 559 households of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.7% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.2% 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 2.79.

The median age in the city was 45.2 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 23.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 1,386 people, 531 households, and 347 families residing in the city. The population density was 677.7 people per square mile (261.0/km²). There were 560 housing units at an average density of 273.8 per square mile (105.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.21% White, 0.07% Native American, 0.07% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 531 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 25.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,766, and the median income for a family was $45,268. Males had a median income of $30,300 versus $21,289 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,400. About 4.6% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 11.9% of those age 65 or over.


Notable person[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. 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. ^ "World's Largest Strawberry: Strawberry Point, Iowa". RoadsideAmerica.com. Retrieved August 31, 2016. 
  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. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ "State Senator". web.archive.org. Retrieved 2016-07-05. 

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