Storm Lake, Iowa

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Storm Lake is a city in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States. The population was 10,076 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Buena Vista County[2]. Storm Lake is home to Buena Vista University, originally Buena Vista College. Tyson Foods operates a large hog slaughterhouse and meat packing plant here, and Sara Lee has a turkey processing plant.



Storm Lake is located in the northwestern part of the state, near its namesake Storm Lake.[3] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10 km2), all of it land.[4]


These statistics are from the 2000 census.
The 2010 census may have different numbers.

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 10,076 people, 3,466 households, and 2,207 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,521.2 people per square mile (972.6/km²). There were 3,706 housing units at an average density of 927.3/sq mi (357.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.68% White, 0.53% African American, 0.17% Native American, 7.82% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 9.55% from other races, and 2.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21.05% of the population.

There were 3,466 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.20.

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