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Charlotte, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Charlotte, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°57′40″N 90°28′11″W / 41.96111°N 90.46972°W / 41.96111; -90.46972
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clinton
 - Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 - Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 421
 - Density 737.0/sq mi (284.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52731
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-12855
GNIS feature ID 0455357

Charlotte (pronounced /ʃɑrˈlɒt/ shar-LOT) is a city in Clinton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 421 at the 2000 census.



Charlotte is located at 41°57′40″N 90°28′11″W / 41.96111°N 90.46972°W / 41.96111; -90.46972 (41.961163, -90.469704)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 421 people, 163 households, and 113 families residing in the city. The population density was 737.0 people per square mile (285.2/km²). There were 174 housing units at an average density of 304.6/sq mi (117.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.86% White, 0.24% African American, 0.48% Asian, and 1.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.38% of the population.

There were 163 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,500, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $27,656 versus $17,857 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,312. About 6.1% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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