Coin, Iowa

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Coin, Iowa
Street in Coin
Street in Coin
Location of Coin, Iowa
Location of Coin, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°39′25″N 95°14′3″W / 40.65694°N 95.23417°W / 40.65694; -95.23417Coordinates: 40°39′25″N 95°14′3″W / 40.65694°N 95.23417°W / 40.65694; -95.23417
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyPage
Area
 • Total0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Land0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
991 ft (302 m)
Population
 • Total193
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
174
 • Density217.23/sq mi (83.92/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51636
Area code(s)712
FIPS code19-14970
GNIS feature ID0455516

Coin is a city in Page County, Iowa, United States. The population was 193 at the 2010 census. The Wabash Trace—a railroad converted to a bicycle trail—passes through here. It is also the hometown of running coach and fitness writer Joe Henderson.[4]

History[edit]

Coin was platted in 1879, on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad line.[5] The origin of the name "Coin" is obscure.[6]

Geography[edit]

Coin is located at 40°39′25″N 95°14′3″W / 40.65694°N 95.23417°W / 40.65694; -95.23417 (40.656943, -95.234142)[7] along the Tarkio River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.80 square miles (2.07 km2), all land.[8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1880772—    
1900574−25.6%
1910591+3.0%
1920603+2.0%
1930536−11.1%
1940457−14.7%
1950407−10.9%
1960346−15.0%
1970294−15.0%
1980316+7.5%
1990278−12.0%
2000252−9.4%
2010193−23.4%
2019174−9.8%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 193 people, 79 households, and 56 families living in the city. The population density was 241.3 inhabitants per square mile (93.2/km2). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 123.8 per square mile (47.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.3% White and 5.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.3% of the population.

There were 79 households, of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.1% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the city was 44.5 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.2% were from 25 to 44; 31.2% were from 45 to 64; and 18.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

Coin Post Office

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 252 people, 102 households, and 68 families living in the city. The population density was 314.4 people per square mile (121.6/km2). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 147.2 per square mile (57.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.60% White, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.79% of the population.

There were 102 households, out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.03.

26.6% are under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,500, and the median income for a family was $45,313. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $24,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,080. About 3.1% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 17.0% of those 65 or over.

Education[edit]

It is in the South Page Community School District.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ The Hometown
  5. ^ Kershaw, W. L. (1909). History of Page County, Iowa. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. pp. 446.
  6. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 141.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  10. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  11. ^ "South Page" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-06-25.