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Location of Conrad, Iowa
|• Total||1.23 sq mi (3.18 km2)|
|• Land||1.23 sq mi (3.18 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,007 ft (306 m)|
|• Density||889.34/sq mi (343.43/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0455577|
Conrad is a city in Grundy County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,093 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Waterloo–Cedar Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. Conrad holds the honor of being known as the "Black Dirt Capital of the World."
A post office called Conrad has been in operation since 1880. The city took its name from nearby Conrad's Grove, a feature named for John Conrad, an early settler.
Conrad is located at(42.225095, -92.872270).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.20 square miles (3.11 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,108 people, 464 households, and 309 families residing in the city. The population density was 923.3 inhabitants per square mile (356.5/km2). There were 507 housing units at an average density of 422.5 per square mile (163.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.
There were 464 households, of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.4% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the city was 41.4 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 23% were from 45 to 64; and 22.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
BCLUW Community School District operates public schools serving Conrad. The schools are BCLUW Elementary School in Conrad, BCLUW Middle School in Union, and BCLUW High School in Conrad.
The Beaman-Conrad-Liscomb school district served Conrad until July 1, 1992, when it merged into BCLUW.
- Paul Franzenburg (1916-2004), Iowa State Treasurer and businessman, was born in Conrad.
- Teri Johnston (b. 1951), current mayor of Key West, Florida, born and raised in Conrad.
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