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Manchester, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Manchester, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°29′10″N 91°27′26″W / 42.48611°N 91.45722°W / 42.48611; -91.45722Coordinates: 42°29′10″N 91°27′26″W / 42.48611°N 91.45722°W / 42.48611; -91.45722
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Delaware
Government
 - Mayor Milt Kramer
Area
 - Total 4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2)
 - Land 4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 942 ft (287 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 5,257
 - Density 1,274.0/sq mi (491.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52057
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-48810
GNIS feature ID 0458752
Website http://www.manchester-ia.org

Manchester is a city in Delaware County, Iowa, United States. The population was 5,257 at the 2000 census. As of the 2005 population estimates, Manchester's population was 5,052. It is the county seat of Delaware County[1].

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Geography

Manchester is located at 42°29′10″N 91°27′26″W / 42.486046°N 91.457227°W / 42.486046; -91.457227 (42.486046, -91.457227) along the Maquoketa River.[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.7 km2), of which, 4.1 square miles (10.7 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2) of it (0.48%) is water.

Demographics

Manchester Historical Population
Year Pop.  %±
1870 1,492
1880 2,275 52.5%
1890 2,344 3.0%
1900 2,887 23.2%
1910 2,758 −4.5%
1920 3,111 12.8%
1930 3,413 9.7%
1940 3,762 10.2%
1950 3,987 6.0%
1960 4,402 10.4%
1970 4,641 5.4%
1980 4,942 6.5%
1990 5,137 3.9%
2000 5,257 2.3%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov.  

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 5,257 people, 2,167 households, and 1,397 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,274.0 people per square mile (491.5/km2). There were 2,315 housing units at an average density of 561.0/sq mi (216.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.99% White, 0.10% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.

There were 2,167 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,099, and the median income for a family was $39,219. Males had a median income of $33,506 versus $17,990 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,811. About 8.4% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "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.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Simple English

[[File:|Map of Iowa with Manchester highlighted|thumb]] Manchester is a city of Iowa in the United States.


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