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Dunlap, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Dunlap, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°51′14″N 95°36′0″W / 41.85389°N 95.6°W / 41.85389; -95.6
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Harrison
 - Total 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 - Land 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,145 ft (349 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,139
 - Density 1,043.9/sq mi (403.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51529
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-22890
GNIS feature ID 0456066

Dunlap is a city in Harrison County, Iowa, United States, along the Boyer River. The population was 1,139 at the 2000 census.



Dunlap is home to a small number of shops, two gas stations, two bars, and a grocery store.


Dunlap is located at 41°51′14″N 95°36′0″W / 41.85389°N 95.6°W / 41.85389; -95.6 (41.853952, -95.599862).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²) of it is land and 0.90% is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,139 people, 483 households, and 282 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,043.9 people per square mile (403.5/km²). There were 524 housing units at an average density of 480.2/sq mi (185.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.33% White, 0.18% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.09% Asian, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.26% of the population.

There were 483 households out of which 24.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.6% were non-families. 37.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 26.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,100, and the median income for a family was $39,762. Males had a median income of $26,094 versus $17,452 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,936. About 6.8% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.2% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.


Boyer Valley South is located in Dunlap. It is the high school for the Boyer Valley Community School system. The Dunlap public library along with the school's library joined together by a grant when the new school was built, which was finished in 2004.


  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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