Winthrop, Iowa

Winthrop is a city in Buchanan County, Iowa, United States. The population was 850 at the 2010 census.

Winthrop, Iowa
Location of Winthrop, Iowa
Location of Winthrop, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°28′21″N 91°44′9″W / 42.47250°N 91.73583°W / 42.47250; -91.73583Coordinates: 42°28′21″N 91°44′9″W / 42.47250°N 91.73583°W / 42.47250; -91.73583
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyBuchanan
Government
 • MayorGerald Dennie as of 2011[1]
Area
 • Total0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Land0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,053 ft (321 m)
Population
 • Total850
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
849
 • Density1,073.32/sq mi (414.52/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50682
Area code(s)319
FIPS code19-86565
GNIS feature ID0463139
Websitewww.cityofwinthrop.com

HistoryEdit

Winthrop was platted in 1857.[5]

GeographyEdit

Winthrop is located at 42°28′21″N 91°44′9″W / 42.47250°N 91.73583°W / 42.47250; -91.73583 (42.472419, -91.735713).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.84 square miles (2.18 km2), all land.[7]

Winthrop is located north of U.S. Route 20.

DemographicsEdit

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1880320—    
1890370+15.6%
1900618+67.0%
1910529−14.4%
1920507−4.2%
1930496−2.2%
1940546+10.1%
1950604+10.6%
1960649+7.5%
1970750+15.6%
1980767+2.3%
1990742−3.3%
2000772+4.0%
2010850+10.1%
2019849−0.1%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 850 people, 346 households, and 228 families living in the city. The population density was 1,011.9 inhabitants per square mile (390.7/km2). There were 357 housing units at an average density of 425.0 per square mile (164.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 346 households, of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 38.5 years. 27.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 772 people, 327 households, and 206 families living in the city. The population density was 1,330.9 people per square mile (513.9/km2). There were 341 housing units at an average density of 587.9 per square mile (227.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.09% White, 0.39% Native American, 0.26% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.

There were 327 households, out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 33.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.01.

25.5% were under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,136, and the median income for a family was $42,969. Males had a median income of $31,641 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,183. About 4.3% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

EducationEdit

Winthrop is home to the East Buchanan Community School District, which also covers the communities of Quasqueton, Aurora, and Monti. The district operates an interconnected elementary school, middle school, and high school.[10]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Winthrop / City". City of Winthrop. Retrieved 2011-09-24.
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. ^ History of Byron Township
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  10. ^ "EAST BUCHANAN" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-08-23.

External linksEdit

  • City of Winthrop Portal style website, government, library, events, and more
  • City-Data Comprehensive statistical data and more about Winthrop