Wyoming, Iowa

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Wyoming, Iowa
City
Nickname(s): "Christmas City"[1]
Location of Wyoming, Iowa
Location of Wyoming, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°3′33″N 91°0′18″W / 42.05917°N 91.00500°W / 42.05917; -91.00500Coordinates: 42°3′33″N 91°0′18″W / 42.05917°N 91.00500°W / 42.05917; -91.00500
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Jones
Area[2]
 • Total 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Land 0.51 sq mi (1.32 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 817 ft (249 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 515
 • Estimate (2016)[4] 513
 • Density 1,010/sq mi (389.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52362
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-87240
GNIS feature ID 0463225
Website Wyoming, Iowa

Wyoming is a city in Jones County, Iowa, United States. The population was 515 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Wyoming was incorporated on October 21, 1873,[5] and was named for Wyoming County, New York.[6]

Geography[edit]

Wyoming is located at 42°3′33″N 91°0′18″W / 42.05917°N 91.00500°W / 42.05917; -91.00500 (42.059187, -91.004985).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 729 —    
1890 704 −3.4%
1900 794 +12.8%
1910 733 −7.7%
1920 690 −5.9%
1930 634 −8.1%
1940 656 +3.5%
1950 724 +10.4%
1960 797 +10.1%
1970 746 −6.4%
1980 702 −5.9%
1990 659 −6.1%
2000 626 −5.0%
2010 515 −17.7%
2016 513 −0.4%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 515 people, 243 households, and 136 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,009.8 inhabitants per square mile (389.9/km2). There were 283 housing units at an average density of 554.9 per square mile (214.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.0% White, 0.6% Native American, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 243 households of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.0% were non-families. 38.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the city was 44.9 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 20.4% 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[9] of 2000, there were 626 people, 277 households, and 173 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,230.4 people per square mile (473.9/km²). There were 298 housing units at an average density of 585.7 per square mile (225.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.56% White, 0.64% African American, 0.32% Native American, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.16% of the population.

There were 277 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,979, and the median income for a family was $41,538. Males had a median income of $30,938 versus $23,611 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,787. About 10.6% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.8% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wyoming, Iowa". Wyoming, Iowa. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Wyoming, Iowa". ePodunk. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Profile for Wyoming, Iowa, IA". ePodunk. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  10. ^ Daniel Mary Gorman
  11. ^ "Hotel Williams". Wyoming, Iowa. Retrieved June 14, 2016. 

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