Primghar O'Brien County, Iowa

Primghar: City in Iowa

About

Primghar is a city located in the county of O'Brien in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 909 and a population density of 254 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 858 inhabitants.

Primghar Quick Facts

Population : 858 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : O'Brien County
Postal code : 51245
Area : 3.58 km2
Altitude : 1,526 feet / 465 meters
Capital city : Primghar is capital of O'Brien County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:42:30 (21st May 2022)
Density : 240 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.94% (2010-2020)

Geography

Primghar is located at 43°5'13"N 95°37'38"W (43.0869200, -95.6272300).

Primghar map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Primghar decreased by 5.94% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 909 - census
2011 897 -1.34% estimation process
2012 890 -0.79% estimation process
2013 885 -0.56% estimation process
2014 884 -0.11% estimation process
2015 870 -1.61% estimation process
2016 871 0.11% estimation process
2017 861 -1.16% estimation process
2018 859 -0.23% estimation process
2019 856 -0.35% estimation process
2020 858 0.23% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 13,615
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,984
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 13,783
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,974
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.4%
People over 65 (%) : 14.5%
Female persons, % : 46.2%
White only, percent : 84.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 10.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 82.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 849
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.8%

Primghar zip code is 51245. County name: O'Brien, County fips: 19141

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $94,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $970
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $396
2015-2019 median gross rent : $609
2015-2019 Households : 4,601
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 126,659
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 203,367
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 280,811
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,077
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $37,021
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,379
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,143
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 530
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 424
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 79
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 958
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 93
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 890
2010 population per square mile : 1,143.2
2010 land area in square miles : 12.22

People born in Primghar (3)

People born in Primghar, including lawyer Joseph N. Welch, Player of football Keli McGregor, [occupation:librarian] [dates:1902] [archive:Biographical Archive] Alexander Moffit, .

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Schools in Primghar

College & universities near Primghar, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154129 Northwest Iowa Community College Sheldon (IA) 51201

Post offices near Primghar

Post Office Name City ZIP
Primghar Post Office Primghar (IA) 51245

Other cities in O'Brien County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in O'Brien County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Sheldon 5,071 City in Iowa, United States
Hartley 1,556 Human settlement in O'Brien County, Iowa, United States of America
Sanborn 1,390 City in Iowa
Paullina 965 City in O'Brien County, Iowa, United States
Sutherland 588 City in Iowa
Calumet 155 City in Iowa
Archer 123 City in Iowa, United States