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Jesup, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Jesup, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°28′33″N 92°3′46″W / 42.47583°N 92.06278°W / 42.47583; -92.06278
Country  United States
State  Iowa
Counties Buchanan, Black Hawk
 - Total 1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 - Land 1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 984 ft (300 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,212
 - Density 1,318.6/sq mi (509.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50648
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-39585
GNIS feature ID 0457950

Jesup is a city in Black Hawk and Buchanan Counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 2,212 at the 2000 census.

The Black Hawk County portion of Jesup is part of the WaterlooCedar Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Jesup is located at 42°28′33″N 92°3′46″W / 42.47583°N 92.06278°W / 42.47583; -92.06278 (42.475920, -92.062668)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²), all of it land.

The city center is located in Perry Township, Buchanan County.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,212 people, 861 households, and 619 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,318.6 people per square mile (508.4/km²). There were 911 housing units at an average density of 543.0/sq mi (209.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.19% White, 0.18% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 861 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,109, and the median income for a family was $48,966. Males had a median income of $32,813 versus $23,424 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,160. About 3.2% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 6.1% 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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