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Greenfield, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Greenfield, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°18′20″N 94°27′31″W / 41.30556°N 94.45861°W / 41.30556; -94.45861
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Adair
Township Greenfield
Area
 - Total 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 - Land 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,371 ft (418 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,129
 - Density 1,172.6/sq mi (452.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50849
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-32790
GNIS feature ID 0457121
Website http://www.greenfieldiowa.com/

Greenfield is a city in Greenfield Township, Adair County, Iowa, United States. The population was 2,129 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Adair County[1]. Greenfield is home to the Iowa Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame.

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Geography

Greenfield is located at 41°18′20″N 94°27′31″W / 41.30556°N 94.45861°W / 41.30556; -94.45861 (41.305491, -94.458726)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Greenfield Historical Population
Year Pop.  %±
1880 684
1890 1,048 53.2%
1900 1,300 24.0%
1910 1,379 6.1%
1920 1,707 23.8%
1930 1,837 7.6%
1940 1,869 1.7%
1950 2,102 12.5%
1960 2,243 6.7%
1970 2,212 −1.4%
1980 2,243 1.4%
2000 2,129 −5.1%
1990 2,074 −2.6%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov.  

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,129 people, 937 households, and 580 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,172.6 people per square mile (451.7/km²). There were 999 housing units at an average density of 550.2/sq mi (211.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.20% White, 0.05% African American, 0.38% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 937 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 26.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,869, and the median income for a family was $42,872. Males had a median income of $29,792 versus $22,091 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,444. About 7.7% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.0% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Greenfield's school district was combined with the Bridgewater-Fontanelle school district in 2000, to form Nodaway Valley Community School District[4]. The district's only high school, Nodaway Valley High School, and one of the district's two elementary schools, Nodaway Valley East Elementary, are in Greenfield.

Filming location

Greenfield was the primary location for the filming of the 1971 satirical comedy film Cold Turkey, starring Dick Van Dyke. Portions of the 2009 thriller Peacock were filmed in Greenfield and other towns in Adair County.

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Simple English

Greenfield, Iowa
—  City  —
Coordinates: 41°18′20″N 94°27′31″W / 41.30556°N 94.45861°W / 41.30556; -94.45861
Country United States
State Iowa
County Adair
Township Greenfield
Area
 - Total 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 - Land 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,371 ft (418 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,129
 Density 1,172.6/sq mi (452.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50849
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-32790
GNIS feature ID 0457121
Website http://www.greenfieldiowa.com/

Greenfield is a city in the Greenfield Township of Adair County in the state of Iowa, United States.


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