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Woolstock, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Woolstock, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°34′0″N 93°50′42″W / 42.566667°N 93.845°W / 42.566667; -93.845
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Wright
 - Total 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 - Land 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,109 ft (338 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 204
 - Density 197.7/sq mi (76.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50599
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-87015
GNIS feature ID 0463204

Woolstock is a city in Wright County, Iowa, United States. The population was 204 at the 2000 census.



Woolstock is located at 42°34′0″N 93°50′42″W / 42.566667°N 93.845°W / 42.566667; -93.845 (42.566730, -93.845030)[1] just north of Eagle Creek's confluence with the Boone River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 204 people, 98 households, and 62 families residing in the city. The population density was 197.7 people per square mile (76.5/km²). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 97.9/sq mi (37.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.04% White, 0.49% Native American, 0.49% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

There were 98 households out of which 17.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.60.

In the city the population was spread out with 16.2% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,479, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $27,917 versus $28,594 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,599. About 1.7% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 2.3% of those sixty five or over.


Woolstock is in the Eagle Grove School District. Other area schools include Clarion-Goldfield and Webster City. Eagle Grove Community School Clarion-Goldfield Community Schools Webster City Community Schools

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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