- Wilton, Iowa
official_name = Wilton, Iowa
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Wilton, Iowa
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = Counties
subdivision_name2 = Muscatine, Cedar
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 4.9
area_land_km2 = 4.9
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.9
area_land_sq_mi = 1.9
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 2829
population_density_km2 = 582.8
population_density_sq_mi = 1509.5
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_m = 207
elevation_ft = 679
latd = 41 |latm = 35 |lats = 22 |latNS = N
longd = 91 |longm = 1 |longs = 3 |longEW = W
Wilton is located at coor dms|41|35|22|N|91|1|3|W|city (41.589350, -91.017487)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²), all of it land.
Located three miles (5km) south of
Interstate 80, located at the junction of County Highway F58 and Iowa Highway 38, Wilton is within easy driving distance of Muscatine, the Quad Cities, and Iowa City.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,842 people, 1,105 households, and 784 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 1,509.5 people per square mile (584.1/km²). There were 1,141 housing units at an average density of 608.8/sq mi (235.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.74% White, 0.21% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.60% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.01% of the population.
There were 1,105 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.05.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $44,278, and the median income for a family was $49,615. Males had a median income of $37,146 versus $23,350 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $18,445. About 5.5% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.2% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.
* [http://www.wiltoniowa.org/ Official City Website]
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