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College Springs, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of College Springs, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°37′15″N 95°7′19″W / 40.62083°N 95.12194°W / 40.62083; -95.12194Coordinates: 40°37′15″N 95°7′19″W / 40.62083°N 95.12194°W / 40.62083; -95.12194
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Page
Area
 - Total 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 - Land 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,152 ft (351 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 246
 - Density 221.6/sq mi (85.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51637
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-15105
GNIS feature ID 0455535

College Springs is a city in Page County, Iowa, United States. The population was 246 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

College Springs is located at 40°37′15″N 95°07′19″W / 40.620878°N 95.121941°W / 40.620878; -95.121941 (40.620878, -95.121941).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 246 people, 90 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 221.6 people per square mile (85.6/km2). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 85.6/sq mi (33.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.19% White and 0.81% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% of the population.

There were 90 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,500, and the median income for a family was $37,750. Males had a median income of $27,375 versus $19,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,102. About 2.4% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Name

There once was a school in College Springs called Amity College, which now houses South Page High. "Spring" refers to a nearby spring, reputed to have very clear water.

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
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