Hospers, Iowa facts for kids
Location of Hospers, Iowa
|Incorporated||December 6, 1890|
|• Total||0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)|
|• Land||0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,348 ft (411 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||710|
|• Density||1,454.2/sq mi (561.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0457678|
Hospers was founded in 1872 when the St. Paul and Sioux City Railroad was extended to that point. The city was named for Henry Hospers, an Iowa banker.
Hospers is located at(43.071032, -95.904707).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 698 people, 278 households, and 190 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,454.2 inhabitants per square mile (561.5/km2). There were 300 housing units at an average density of 625.0 per square mile (241.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.9% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.
There were 278 households of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.7% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.05.
The median age in the city was 37 years. 26.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 672 people, 262 households, and 183 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,427.7 people per square mile (552.0/km²). There were 280 housing units at an average density of 594.9 per square mile (230.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.28% White, 1.04% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.60% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.
There were 262 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.5% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.14.
In the city, the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $37,083, and the median income for a family was $39,861. Males had a median income of $31,944 versus $19,464 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,851. About 5.2% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.
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