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Plymouth, Iowa
Location of Plymouth, Iowa
Location of Plymouth, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cerro Gordo
Area
 • Total 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Land 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,135 ft (346 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 375
 • Density 850.34/sq mi (328.05/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50464
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-63885
GNIS feature ID 0460339
Website http://www.plymouthiowa.us/

Plymouth is a city in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States, along the Shell Rock River. The population was 375 at the time of the 2020 census. It is part of the Mason City Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Plymouth is located at 43°14′43″N 93°7′21″W / 43.24528°N 93.12250°W / 43.24528; -93.12250 (43.245346, -93.122575).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 239 —    
1910 358 +49.8%
1920 366 +2.2%
1930 388 +6.0%
1940 427 +10.1%
1950 395 −7.5%
1960 422 +6.8%
1970 461 +9.2%
1980 463 +0.4%
1990 453 −2.2%
2000 429 −5.3%
2010 382 −11.0%
2020 375 −1.8%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 382 people, 164 households, and 111 families residing in the city. The population density was 868.2 inhabitants per square mile (335.2/km2). There were 180 housing units at an average density of 409.1 per square mile (158.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 164 households, of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% 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 32.3% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the city was 45.4 years. 18.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.7% were from 25 to 44; 36.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.4% male and 47.6% female.

Education

Plymouth's public schools are operated by the Central Springs Community School District, established on July 1, 2011, by the merger of North Central Community School District and Nora Springs–Rock Falls Community School District. Prior to the merger, it was in the North Central district.

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