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Kamrar, Iowa
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Location of Kamrar, Iowa
Location of Kamrar, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hamilton
Area
 • Total 0.85 sq mi (2.21 km2)
 • Land 0.85 sq mi (2.21 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,122 ft (342 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 179
 • Density 209.60/sq mi (80.90/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50132
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-40215
GNIS feature ID 0458020

Kamrar is a city in Hamilton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 179 at the time of the 2020 census.

History

Kamrar was platted in 1881. It was named for Judge J. M. Kamrar, a local attorney. A post office has been in operation in Kamrar since 1882.

Geography

Kamrar is located at 42°23′31″N 93°43′43″W / 42.39194°N 93.72861°W / 42.39194; -93.72861 (42.391944, -93.728715).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.86 square miles (2.23 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 223 —    
1910 262 +17.5%
1920 256 −2.3%
1930 286 +11.7%
1940 288 +0.7%
1950 261 −9.4%
1960 268 +2.7%
1970 243 −9.3%
1980 225 −7.4%
1990 203 −9.8%
2000 229 +12.8%
2010 199 −13.1%
2020 179 −10.1%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 199 people in 82 households, including 45 families, in the city. The population density was 231.4 inhabitants per square mile (89.3/km2). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 110.5 per square mile (42.7/km2). The racial makup of the city was 96.5% White, 2.0% Asian, and 1.5% from two or more races.

Of the 82 households 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 45.1% were non-families. 32.9% of households were one person and 12.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.31.

The median age was 40.5 years. 26.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.5% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

Education

It is within the Webster City Community School District. It was formerly in the Northeast Hamilton Community School District, until it merged into the Webster City district on July 1, 2019.

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