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Boyden, Iowa
Motto(s): 
Watch Us Grow!
Location of Boyden, Iowa
Location of Boyden, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°11′25″N 96°0′13″W / 43.19028°N 96.00361°W / 43.19028; -96.00361Coordinates: 43°11′25″N 96°0′13″W / 43.19028°N 96.00361°W / 43.19028; -96.00361
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Sioux
Incorporated May 24, 1889
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
Area
 • Total 0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Land 0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,421 ft (433 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 701
 • Density 1,030.88/sq mi (396.05/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51234
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-07840
GNIS feature ID 0454785

Boyden is a city in Sioux County, Iowa, United States. The population was 701 at the 2020 census.

Geography

Boyden's longitude and latitude coordinates in decimal form are 43.190221, -96.003698.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.75 square miles (1.94 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1890 277 —    
1900 336 +21.3%
1910 364 +8.3%
1920 419 +15.1%
1930 446 +6.4%
1940 487 +9.2%
1950 541 +11.1%
1960 562 +3.9%
1970 670 +19.2%
1980 708 +5.7%
1990 651 −8.1%
2000 672 +3.2%
2010 707 +5.2%
2020 701 −0.8%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
BoydenIowaPopPlot
The population of Boyden, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 707 people, 279 households, and 208 families residing in the city. The population density was 942.7 inhabitants per square mile (364.0/km2). There were 290 housing units at an average density of 386.7 per square mile (149.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 3.5% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.5% of the population.

There were 279 households, of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.4% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 36.2 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.9% were from 25 to 44; 23.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

Education

Boyden–Hull Community School District includes Boyden in its boundary, and operates Boyden–Hull Elementary School in Boyden, and Boyden–Hull Junior/High School in Hull; the latter houses the district's headquarters.

Notable people

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