Calmar, Iowa

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Calmar is a city in Winneshiek County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,058 at the 2000 census. It is located at the junction of U.S. Highway 52 and State highways 150 and 24. Both 150 and 24 have their terminating points in Calmar.



Calmar is located at 43°10′55″N 91°51′59″W / 43.18194°N 91.86639°W / 43.18194; -91.86639 (43.182054, -91.866446)[1].

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 1,058 people, 452 households, and 269 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,006.8 people per square mile (389.0/km²). There were 482 housing units at an average density of 458.7/sq mi (177.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.87% White, 0.19% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.19% Asian, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.

There were 452 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.3% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 14.7% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $50,063. Males had a median income of $29,875 versus $21,708 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,958. About 3.4% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 17.5% of those age 65 or over.

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