Center Point, Iowa

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Center Point is a city in Linn County, Iowa, United States. The population was 2,007 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Center Point is located at 42°11′26″N 91°46′57″W / 42.19056°N 91.7825°W / 42.19056; -91.7825 (42.190618, -91.782500)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,007 people, 765 households, and 550 families residing in the city. The population density was 834.5 people per square mile (321.5/km²). There were 789 housing units at an average density of 328.1/sq mi (126.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.36% White, 0.45% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 765 households out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 33.7% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $48,352, and the median income for a family was $55,677. Males had a median income of $36,702 versus $25,601 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,527. About 3.2% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.4% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

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