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Location of Wapello, Iowa
|• Total||1.29 sq mi (3.35 km2)|
|• Land||1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)|
|Elevation||584 ft (178 m)|
|• Density||1,664.54/sq mi (642.46/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0462662|
Wapello is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Wapello was platted in the late 1830s.
Wapello is located at(41.179610, -91.188407).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.34 square miles (3.47 km2), of which, 1.29 square miles (3.34 km2) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water. Wapello is on the Iowa River.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,067 people, 825 households, and 544 families living in the city. The population density was 1,602.3 inhabitants per square mile (618.7/km2). There were 889 housing units at an average density of
689.1 per square mile (266.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.2% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 3.4% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.2% of the population.
There were 825 households, of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.02.
The median age in the city was 40 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female. Zach Odle & Zach Grimm are both from Wapello.
The Wapello Community School District operates area public schools.
- Edwin Richley Hicklin, United States federal judge
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