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Location of Cincinnati, Iowa
Location of Cincinnati, Iowa
Cincinnati, Iowa is located in Iowa
Cincinnati, Iowa
Cincinnati, Iowa
Location in Iowa
Cincinnati, Iowa is located in the United States
Cincinnati, Iowa
Cincinnati, Iowa
Location in the United States
Country USA
State  Iowa
County Appanoose
Incorporated February 13, 1875
 • Total 1.76 sq mi (4.55 km2)
 • Land 1.76 sq mi (4.55 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,027 ft (313 m)
 • Total 290
 • Density 165.15/sq mi (63.78/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-13395
GNIS feature ID 0455415

Cincinnati is a city in Appanoose County, Iowa, United States. The population was 290 in the 2020 census, a decline from 428 in 2000.


Cincinnati's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 40.630309, −92.923734.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.75 square miles (4.53 km2), all land.

The assigned ZIP code of the city is 52549.


Cincinnati was platted in 1855. The town of Cincinnati was incorporated in February 1875, and named for the Ohio hometown of early resident J.H.B. Armstrong. Cincinnati was a coal mining camp, and as with many coal camps in the late 19th century, it was a hotbed of union activity, strikes and occasional violence. Company E of the Second Regiment of the Iowa National Guard was called up on April 12, 1895, in response to a request of support from the county sheriff after threats of violence from striking miners in Cincinnati. In 1912, Local 775 of the United Mine Workers based in Cincinnati, had 302 members.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 189
1890 432 128.6%
1900 1,212 180.6%
1910 1,355 11.8%
1920 1,301 −4.0%
1930 911 −30.0%
1940 859 −5.7%
1950 703 −18.2%
1960 583 −17.1%
1970 570 −2.2%
1980 598 4.9%
1990 363 −39.3%
2000 428 17.9%
2010 357 −16.6%
2020 290 −18.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
The population of Cincinnati, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 357 people, 159 households, and 98 families living in the city. The population density was 204.0 inhabitants per square mile (78.8/km2). There were 184 housing units at an average density of 105.1 per square mile (40.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.3% Asian, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 159 households, of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.4% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 44.4 years. 19.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 19.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.


The Centerville Community School District operates area public schools.

Notable person

  • Tudda Gunna, American Rapper and Actors

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