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Urbana, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Urbana, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°13′27″N 91°52′41″W / 42.22417°N 91.87806°W / 42.22417; -91.87806
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Benton
 - Total 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 - Land 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 938 ft (286 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,019
 - Density 1,512.5/sq mi (584.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52345
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-79905
GNIS feature ID 0462503

Urbana is a city in Benton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,019 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Urbana is located at 42°13′27″N 91°52′41″W / 42.22417°N 91.87806°W / 42.22417; -91.87806 (42.224286, -91.877950)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.

Urbana is roughly midway between Cedar Rapids and Waterloo. Interstate 380 and Iowa Highway 150 intersect here.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,019 people, 372 households, and 284 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,512.5 people per square mile (587.2/km²). There were 384 housing units at an average density of 570.0/sq mi (221.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.61% White, 0.29% African American and 0.10% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 372 households out of which 43.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.9% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 38.0% from 25 to 44, 13.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $49,063, and the median income for a family was $54,327. Males had a median income of $35,682 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,005. About 0.7% of families and 1.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives


  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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