Stanton, Iowa

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Stanton is a city in Montgomery County, Iowa, United States. The population was 714 at the 2000 census.

Stanton was first settled by Swedish immigrants. Stanton is best known for its two water towers, the tanks of which are painted and shaped like a giant coffee pot and coffee cup (billed as "the largest Swedish coffee pot in the world"). These also allude to the fact that Stanton is the hometown of actress Virginia Christine, best known to TV viewers as "Mrs. Olson" in classic commercials for Folgers Coffee.



Stanton is located at 40°58′52″N 95°6′8″W / 40.98111°N 95.10222°W / 40.98111; -95.10222[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 714 people, 271 households, and 188 families residing in the city. The population density was 803.9 people per square mile (309.7/km²). There were 285 housing units at an average density of 320.9/sq mi (123.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.74% White, 0.56% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.28% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 271 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,607, and the median income for a family was $46,136. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $20,852 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,628. About 3.7% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.

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