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Lisbon is a city in Linn County, Iowa, United States, adjacent to the city of Mount Vernon. The population was 2,152 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Lisbon, Iowa
Downtown Lisbon, Iowa
Downtown Lisbon, Iowa
Location of Lisbon, Iowa
Location of Lisbon, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°55′15″N 91°23′17″W / 41.92083°N 91.38806°W / 41.92083; -91.38806Coordinates: 41°55′15″N 91°23′17″W / 41.92083°N 91.38806°W / 41.92083; -91.38806
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyLinn
Area
 • Total2.14 sq mi (5.54 km2)
 • Land2.14 sq mi (5.54 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
863 ft (263 m)
Population
 • Total2,152
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
2,208
 • Density1,006/sq mi (388.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52253
Area code(s)319
FIPS code19-45615
GNIS feature ID0458429
Websitewww.cityoflisbon-ia.gov

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HistoryEdit

Lisbon was laid out in 1851.[4] It was named after Lisbon, the capital of Portugal.[5]

GeographyEdit

Lisbon is located at 41°55′15″N 91°23′17″W / 41.92083°N 91.38806°W / 41.92083; -91.38806 (41.920721, -91.388188).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.14 square miles (5.54 km2), all of it land.[1]

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±%
1860582—    
1880776+33.3%
18901,079+39.0%
1900956−11.4%
1910846−11.5%
1920803−5.1%
1930795−1.0%
1940873+9.8%
1950952+9.0%
19601,227+28.9%
19701,329+8.3%
19801,458+9.7%
19901,452−0.4%
20001,898+30.7%
20102,152+13.4%
20162,208+2.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,152 people, 824 households, and 570 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,005.6 inhabitants per square mile (388.3/km2). There were 861 housing units at an average density of 402.3 per square mile (155.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 824 households of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.8% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the city was 36.4 years. 29.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 1,898 people, 728 households, and 516 families residing in the city. The population density was 897.8 people per square mile (347.3/km²). There were 752 housing units at an average density of 355.7 per square mile (137.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.58% White, 0.37% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.

There were 728 households out of which 40.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families.

Age spread: 30.1% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $45,139, and the median income for a family was $55,583. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $24,432 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,275. About 6.0% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.

Area attractionsEdit

Notable peopleEdit

  • Dwayne Andreas, CEO of Archer Daniels Midland and political donor, was raised in Lisbon
  • Bob Kaliban[9] (1933-) - Voice, stage and screen actor.
  • Theodore J. Kaczynski, math professor; more notoriously, the Unabomber. Lived seasonally at 307 E. Main Street in the mid-to-late 1960s.[10][11]
  • David Kaczynski, youth counselor, reform advocate and brother of Theodore Kaczynski. Lived in town in the 1960s and later worked as a teacher at Lisbon High School in the 1970s.

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