Council Bluffs Pottawattamie County, Iowa

Council Bluffs: City in Iowa

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About

Council Bluffs is a city located in the county of Pottawattamie in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 62,230 and a population density of 528 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 62,166 inhabitants.

The city was created 167 years ago in 1853.

Geography

Council Bluffs is located at 41°15'43"N 95°51'39"W (41.2619400, -95.8608300).

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Weather

Council Bluffs forecast: Sunny, with a high near 99. more

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Council Bluffs Quick Facts

Population : 62,166 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Pottawattamie County
Postal code : 51501–51503
Phone Area Codes : 712
Area : 117.91 km2
Named for : Thomas L. Kane
Altitude : 1,089 feet / 332 meters
Capital city : Council Bluffs is capital of Pottawattamie County
Establishment : January 01, 1854 (167 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:38:43 (27th July 2021)
Density : 527 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.1% (2010-2019)
Weather : 99℉ Sunny 7-days weather

  • Herat (2016 )
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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Council Bluffs decreased by 0.1% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 58,268 - census
2010 62,230 6.37% census
2011 62,502 0.44% estimation process
2012 62,160 -0.55% estimation process
2013 62,117 -0.07% estimation process
2014 62,397 0.45% estimation process
2015 62,556 0.25% estimation process
2016 62,458 -0.16% estimation process
2017 62,377 -0.13% estimation process
2018 62,221 -0.25% estimation process
2019 62,166 -0.09% estimation process

Council Bluffs zip code is 51501. County name: Pottawattamie, County fips: 19155

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People born in Council Bluffs (82)

People born in Council Bluffs, including musician John Kadlecik, Catholic bishop Vincent J. McCauley, musician Addison Farmer, you can see a list of people who born in Council Bluffs.

Schools

College & universities near Council Bluffs

Code Name City ZIP
154466 E Q School of Hair Design Council Bluffs (IA) 51501
153630 Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs (IA) 51503-1057
181002 Creighton University Omaha (NE) 68178
181428 University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha (NE) 68198-7815
180832 Clarkson College Omaha (NE) 68131-2739

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Council Bluffs

Code Name Address Type
OMA Omaha 1003 S. 9th Street RAIL
LNK Lincoln 201 North 7th St. RAIL

Other cities in Pottawattamie County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pottawattamie County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Carter Lake 3,785 City in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States
Avoca 1,521 City in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States of America
Oakland 1,507
Treynor 965 Human settlement in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States of America
Underwood 956 City in Iowa
Neola 891 Human settlement in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States of America
Carson 809 City in Iowa, United States
Walnut 769 Town in Iowa
Crescent 616 Human settlement in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States of America
Minden 598 City in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States
Macedonia 243 City in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States
Hancock 196 City in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States
McClelland 155 City in Iowa

Distance to Other Cities

Council Bluffs distances to largest Iowa cities

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