Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa

Le Mars: City in Iowa, United States

About

Le Mars is a city located in the county of Plymouth in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,826 and a population density of 422 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,195 inhabitants.

The city was created 154 years ago in 1868.

Quick Facts about Le Mars

Population : 10,195 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Plymouth County
Postal code : 51031
Phone Area Codes : 712
Area : 23.31 km2
Altitude : 1,234 feet / 376 meters
Capital city : Le Mars is capital of Plymouth County
Establishment : January 01, 1869 (154 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:53:28 (31st January 2023)
Density : 437 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.62% (2010-2020)
Le Mars locator map
Location of Le Mars on Iowa map.
Le Mars sign image
Le Mars sign
Le Mars sign image

Geography

Le Mars is located at 42°47'39"N 96°9'56"W (42.7941600, -96.1655800).

Le Mars map

Demographics

The population of Le Mars increased by 3.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,826 - census
2011 9,759 -0.69% estimation process
2012 9,770 0.11% estimation process
2013 9,798 0.29% estimation process
2014 9,802 0.04% estimation process
2015 9,815 0.13% estimation process
2016 9,936 1.22% estimation process
2017 9,891 -0.45% estimation process
2018 9,957 0.66% estimation process
2019 10,081 1.23% estimation process
2020 10,195 1.12% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 17,284
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 16,750
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 17,609
April 1, 2010 Population : 16,750
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.6%
People over 65 (%) : 17.2%
Female persons, % : 48.8%
White only, percent : 96.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 969
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.5%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,262

Le Mars zip code is 51031. County name: Plymouth, County fips: 19149

LRJ, Le Mars, Leh Mars, lh mars aywwa, ly mars, Ле Марс, Лэ Марс, له مارس، آیووا, لي مارس

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,262
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $168,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,324
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $585
2015-2019 median gross rent : $724
Permits for construction, 2020 : 70
2015-2019 Households : 6,600
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.38
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,581
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 53,738
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 576,786
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 105,630
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,237
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $70,389
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,040
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 471
2019 total employment : 5,783
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 196,435
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,349
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,400
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 654
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 303
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,309
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 160
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,153
2010 population per square mile : 29.3
2010 land area in square miles : 571.43

People born in Le Mars (21)

People born in Le Mars, including murderer John Spenkelink, anthropologist Clyde Kluckhohn, politician Don L. Short, .

List

  • Thomas E. Starzl (American physician) he was born in 11/03/1926
  • Keith Knudsen (musician) he was born in 18/10/1948
  • Paul Rust (American actor, comedian, writer, and musician) he was born in 12/04/1981
  • Bruce Dreckman (baseball umpire from the United States) he was born in 02/10/1968
  • Carole Farley (American opera singer) she was born in 29/11/1946
  • Dave Gunther (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 22/07/1937
  • Dennis Van Roekel (President of National Education Association, the largest labor union in the United States)
  • Don Klosterman (American football player and executive (1930-2000)) he was born in 18/01/1930
  • Harold John Mack (Recipient of the Navy Cross) he was born in 29/12/1917
  • Roman Frederick Starzl (American writer) he was born in 01/01/1899
  • Ruth McGregor (American judge) she was born in 01/01/1943
  • Vern Den Herder (Player of American football) he was born in 28/11/1948
  • Roger C. Schultz (United States general) he was born in 13/10/1945
  • Gene Kennedy (American politician) he was born in 28/10/1927
  • Mike Toner (American photojournalist) he was born in 17/03/1944
  • Gregory Kelly (American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church) he was born in 15/02/1956
  • Tom Treinen (American sports shooter) he was born in 09/03/1943
  • Marian Rees she was born in 31/10/1927

Schools in Le Mars

College & universities near Le Mars, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154101 Northwestern College Orange City (IA) 51041
153250 Dordt University Sioux Center (IA) 51250-1606
154262 St Luke's College Sioux City (IA) 51104-0263
152992 Briar Cliff University Sioux City (IA) 51104
154572 Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City (IA) 51102-5199

Post offices near Le Mars

Post Office Name City ZIP
Le Mar Post Office Le Mars (IA) 51031

Other cities in Plymouth County

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

City Name Population Title
Remsen 1,607 City in Plymouth County, Iowa, United States of America
Akron 1,454 City in Plymouth County, South Dakota, United States
Kingsley 1,397 Town in Iowa, USA
Hinton 954 City in Iowa, United States
Merrill 723 City in Plymouth County, Iowa
Brunsville 152 Human settlement in Plymouth County, Iowa, United States of America
Westfield 126 City in Iowa, USA
Oyens 102 City in Plymouth County, Iowa, United States
Craig 91 City in Iowa, United States
Struble 77 Human settlement in Plymouth County, Iowa, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Le Mars distances to largest Iowa cities