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Minden, Iowa

Minden, Iowa
City
Minden United Church of Christ
Minden United Church of Christ
Location of Minden, Iowa
Location of Minden, Iowa
Coordinates:
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Pottawattamie
Area[1]
 • Total 0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,211 ft (369 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 599
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 593
 • Density 1,426.2/sq mi (550.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51553
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-52590
GNIS feature ID 0459122

Minden is a city in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States. The population was 599 at the 2010 census. It has possessed a post office since 1875.[4]

Geography

Minden is located at (41.467002, -95.542231).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), of which, 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 599 people, 232 households, and 165 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,426.2 inhabitants per square mile (550.7/km2). There were 246 housing units at an average density of 585.7 per square mile (226.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 232 households of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.9% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the city was 37.3 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.8% male and 47.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 564 people, 222 households, and 160 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,603.3 people per square mile (622.2/km²). There were 236 housing units at an average density of 670.9 per square mile (260.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.82% White, 0.18% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

There were 222 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,054, and the median income for a family was $49,583. Males had a median income of $30,809 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,048. About 2.6% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.4% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ [1] Post Offices in Pottawattamie County, Iowa
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  6. ^ "American FactFinder".  
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