Granger, Iowa facts for kids
Granger Post Office
Location of Granger, Iowa
|• Total||1.45 sq mi (3.76 km2)|
|• Land||1.45 sq mi (3.76 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||889 ft (271 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,346|
|• Density||857.9/sq mi (331.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0457046|
Granger is a city in Dallas and Polk counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 1244 at the 2010 census, up 113% from 583 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Granger is located at(41.761672, -93.823921).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.45 square miles (3.76 km2), all of it land.
|Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,244 people, 461 households, and 330 families residing in the city. The population density was 857.9 inhabitants per square mile (331.2/km2). There were 490 housing units at an average density of 337.9 per square mile (130.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.
There were 461 households of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.4% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.06.
The median age in the city was 32 years. 30.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 34.7% were from 25 to 44; 17.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 583 people, 245 households, and 150 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,136.6 people per square mile (441.4/km²). There were 265 housing units at an average density of 516.6 per square mile (200.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.63% White, 0.17% African American, 0.86% Asian, 0.34% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.
There were 245 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% were non-families. 35.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.85.
21.4% are under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $31,442, and the median income for a family was $47,750. Males had a median income of $34,125 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,110. About 2.8% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 8.0% of those age 65 or over.
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