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Location of Mingo, Iowa
|• Total||0.61 sq mi (1.57 km2)|
|• Land||0.61 sq mi (1.57 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||837 ft (255 m)|
|• Density||508.22/sq mi (196.34/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||641 Exchange: 363|
|GNIS feature ID||0459132|
The city was originally established as a coal mining community, along with many of its neighboring communities.
Mingo is located at(41.767764, -93.283772).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 302 people, 120 households, and 89 families living in the city. The population density was 495.1 inhabitants per square mile (191.2/km2). There were 134 housing units at an average density of 219.7 per square mile (84.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.7% African American, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.
There were 120 households, of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.8% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.85.
The median age in the city was 36.3 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 24.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.0% male and 54.0% female.
Colfax–Mingo Community School District operates area public schools. The Colfax and Mingo school districts consolidated on July 1, 1985.
- Alice Bellvadore Sams Turner (1859–1915), physician, writer
- Carolyn Hunt (born 1937), First Lady of North Carolina
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