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Tiffin, Iowa
—  City  —

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Motto: Crossroads of the Heartland
Location of Tiffin, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°42′23″N 91°39′41″W / 41.70639°N 91.66139°W / 41.70639; -91.66139
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Johnson
Government
 - Type Mayor-council government
 - Mayor Royce W. Phillips
Area
 - Total 3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 - Land 3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 975
 - Density 326.2/sq mi (125.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52340
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-78060
GNIS feature ID 0462241
Website http://www.tiffin-iowa.org/

Tiffin is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. It is part of the Iowa City, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 975 at the 2000 census. In recent years, Tiffin has begun to see rapid growth; its estimated population in 2006 was 1,561.[1] F. W. Kent County Park is located just to the west of Tiffin, and is a popular site for outdoor recreation in Johnson County, being noted for its lake, camping facilities, resident whitetail deer herd and wild turkeys, and its cross-country ski trails through rolling acres of oak and hickory forest.

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Geography

Tiffin is located at 41°42′23″N 91°39′41″W / 41.70639°N 91.66139°W / 41.70639; -91.66139 (41.706432, -91.661471)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 975 people, 440 households, and 268 families residing in the city. The population density was 326.2 people per square mile (125.9/km²). There were 457 housing units at an average density of 152.9/sq mi (59.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.18% White, 1.95% African American, 1.33% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.36% of the population.

There were 441 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 11.8% from 18 to 24, 40.8% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,381, and the median income for a family was $47,969. Males had a median income of $30,857 versus $25,542 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,222. About 3.7% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "Subcounty population estimates: Iowa 2000-2006" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2007-06-28. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/files/SUB-EST2006_19.csv. Retrieved 2008-05-28.  
  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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