Urbana, Iowa

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Urbana, Iowa
City
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Location of Urbana, Iowa
Location of Urbana, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°13′27″N 91°52′41″W / 42.22417°N 91.87806°W / 42.22417; -91.87806Coordinates: 42°13′27″N 91°52′41″W / 42.22417°N 91.87806°W / 42.22417; -91.87806
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Benton
Area[1]
 • Total 2.20 sq mi (5.70 km2)
 • Land 2.20 sq mi (5.70 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 938 ft (286 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,458
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,444
 • Density 662.7/sq mi (255.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52345
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-79905
GNIS feature ID 0462503

Urbana is a city in Benton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,458 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Urbana (previously known as Hoosier Point and Marysville) was laid out in 1847.[4]

Geography[edit]

Urbana is located at 42°13′27″N 91°52′41″W / 42.22417°N 91.87806°W / 42.22417; -91.87806 (42.224286, -91.877950).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.20 square miles (5.70 km2), all of it land.[1]

Urbana is roughly midway between Cedar Rapids and Waterloo. Interstate 380 and Iowa Highway 150 intersect here.

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 323 —    
1910 306 −5.3%
1920 477 +55.9%
1930 354 −25.8%
1940 397 +12.1%
1950 414 +4.3%
1960 544 +31.4%
1970 552 +1.5%
1980 574 +4.0%
1990 595 +3.7%
2000 1,019 +71.3%
2010 1,458 +43.1%
2014 1,452 −0.4%
2015 1,459 +0.5%
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 1,458 people, 520 households, and 412 families residing in the city. The population density was 662.7 inhabitants per square mile (255.9/km2). There were 543 housing units at an average density of 246.8 per square mile (95.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 520 households of which 48.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.8% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the city was 32.1 years. 32.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 35% were from 25 to 44; 19.6% were from 45 to 64; and 7.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 1,019 people, 372 households, and 284 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,512.5 people per square mile (587.2/km²). There were 384 housing units at an average density of 570.0 per square mile (221.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.61% White, 0.29% African American and 0.10% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 372 households out of which 43.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.9% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.13.

30.5% were under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 38.0% from 25 to 44, 13.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $49,063, and the median income for a family was $54,327. Males had a median income of $35,682 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,005. About 0.7% of families and 1.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • City-Data Comprehensive Statistical Data and more about Urbana