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Location of Agency, Iowa
|• Total||0.57 sq mi (1.47 km2)|
|• Land||0.57 sq mi (1.47 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||810 ft (247 m)|
|• Density||1,095.41/sq mi (423.12/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454105|
An Indian agency was established here in 1838 and operated until the local tribes were moved to Kansas. The town was founded on the site of the agency in 1843 and incorporated in 1859.
Agency is the resting place for Chief Wapello. Chief Wapello was second in command in the Sac and Fox tribe, just under Chief Keokuk. Chief Wapello is buried next to his good friend General Joseph M. Street, and his family. On April 11, 2001, an F2 tornado ripped through Agency destroying or damaging dozens of structures. Two people were killed and three others injured.
Agency is located at(40.995432, -92.307532).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 638 people, 277 households, and 189 families living in the city. The population density was 981.5 inhabitants per square mile (379.0/km2). There were 306 housing units at an average density of 470.8 per square mile (181.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 1.3% Native American, 0.2% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.
There were 277 households, of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.8% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.75.
The median age in the city was 44.6 years. 20.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 22.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
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