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Location of Anita, Iowa
|• Total||1.78 sq mi (4.61 km2)|
|• Land||1.78 sq mi (4.61 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,276 ft (389 m)|
|• Density||541.01/sq mi (208.89/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454192|
Anita is located at.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.70 square miles (4.40 km2), all of it land. Anita's motto is "A Whale of a Town."
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 972 people, 427 households, and 266 families living in the city. The population density was 571.8 inhabitants per square mile (220.8/km2). There were 488 housing units at an average density of 287.1 per square mile (110.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.5% White, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.
There were 427 households, of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.7% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.8% 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 2.72.
The median age in the city was 47.4 years. 20.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.6% were from 25 to 44; 30.6% were from 45 to 64; and 23.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
The community is in the CAM Community School District. It was a part of the Anita Community School District until it merged into CAM on July 1, 2011.
- Stuart Sherman, Early 20th-century literary critic and journalist
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