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Ellsworth, Iowa
Location of Ellsworth, Iowa
Location of Ellsworth, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hamilton
Area
 • Total 0.88 sq mi (2.29 km2)
 • Land 0.88 sq mi (2.29 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,083 ft (330 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 508
 • Density 575.31/sq mi (222.03/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50075
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-25050
GNIS feature ID 0456324

Ellsworth is a city in Hamilton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 508 at the time of the 2020 census.

History

Ellsworth was platted in 1880. It was either named for Elmer E. Ellsworth, or a banker at Iowa Falls.

Geography

Ellsworth's longitude and latitude coordinates in decimal form are 42.311954, -93.580868.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.90 square miles (2.33 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 319 —    
1910 406 +27.3%
1920 512 +26.1%
1930 405 −20.9%
1940 444 +9.6%
1950 439 −1.1%
1960 493 +12.3%
1970 443 −10.1%
1980 480 +8.4%
1990 451 −6.0%
2000 531 +17.7%
2010 531 +0.0%
2020 508 −4.3%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
EllsworthIowaPopPlot
The population of Ellsworth, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 531 people, 213 households, and 145 families living in the city. The population density was 590.0 inhabitants per square mile (227.8/km2). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 255.6 per square mile (98.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.1% White, 0.2% African American, 2.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 4.1% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.8% of the population.

There were 213 households, of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.9% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 36.1 years. 27.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

Education

South Hamilton Community School District serves this community.

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