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Coin, Iowa
Street in Coin
Street in Coin
Location of Coin, Iowa
Location of Coin, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Page
Area
 • Total 0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Land 0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
991 ft (302 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 193
 • Estimate 
(2012)
190
 • Density 241.3/sq mi (93.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51636
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-14970
GNIS feature ID 0455516

Coin is a city in Page County, Iowa, United States. The population was 193 at the 2010 census. The Wabash Trace—a railroad converted to a bicycle trail—passes through here. It is also the hometown of running coach and fitness writer Joe Henderson.

History

Coin was platted in 1879, on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad line. The origin of the name "Coin" is obscure.

Geography

Coin is located at 40°39′25″N 95°14′3″W / 40.65694°N 95.23417°W / 40.65694; -95.23417 (40.656943, -95.234142) along the Tarkio River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.80 square miles (2.07 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 574 —    
1910 591 +3.0%
1920 603 +2.0%
1930 536 −11.1%
1940 457 −14.7%
1950 407 −10.9%
1960 346 −15.0%
1970 294 −15.0%
1980 316 +7.5%
1990 278 −12.0%
2000 252 −9.4%
2010 193 −23.4%
1880 772 +300.0%
2014 188 −75.6%
2015 184 −2.1%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 193 people, 79 households, and 56 families residing in the city. The population density was 241.3 inhabitants per square mile (93.2/km2). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 123.8 per square mile (47.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.3% White and 5.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.3% of the population.

There were 79 households of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.1% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the city was 44.5 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.2% were from 25 to 44; 31.2% were from 45 to 64; and 18.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census

Coin iowa post office 7-1-2008
Coin Post Office

As of the census of 2000, there were 252 people, 102 households, and 68 families residing in the city. The population density was 314.4 people per square mile (121.6/km²). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 147.2 per square mile (57.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.60% White, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.79% of the population.

There were 102 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.03.

26.6% are under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,500, and the median income for a family was $45,313. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $24,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,080. About 3.1% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 17.0% of those sixty five or over.

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