Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
Haymarket Historic District
Motto(s): 
"Iowa's Spirit"[1]
Location in Iowa
Location in Iowa
Council Bluffs is located in Iowa
Council Bluffs
Council Bluffs
Location within Iowa
Council Bluffs is located in the United States
Council Bluffs
Council Bluffs
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 41°15′N 95°52′W / 41.250°N 95.867°W / 41.250; -95.867
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyPottawattamie
IncorporatedJanuary 19, 1853[2]
Government
 • MayorMatt Walsh
 • City CouncilJoe DiSalvo, Chad Hannan, Roger Sandau, Melissa Head, Mike Wolf
Area
 • City45.59 sq mi (118.07 km2)
 • Land42.93 sq mi (111.18 km2)
 • Water2.66 sq mi (6.89 km2)
Elevation
1,090 ft (332 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City62,230
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
62,166
 • Rank10th in Iowa
 • Density1,448.18/sq mi (559.14/km2)
 • Metro
865,350
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
51501-51503
Area code(s)712
FIPS code19-16860
GNIS feature ID0455672
InterstatesI-80 (IA).svg I-29 (IA 1957).svg I-480 (IA 1961).svg
Websitecouncilbluffs-ia.gov
Satellite photo showing Council Bluffs
and Omaha, Nebraska

Council Bluffs is a city in southwest Iowa in the United States, near Omaha, Nebraska.

Population[change | change source]

Council Bluffs
historical populations
Year Population ±%
1860 2,011
1870 10,020 +398.3%
1880 18,063 +80.3%
1890 21,474 +18.9%
1900 25,802 +20.2%
1910 29,292 +13.5%
1920 36,162 +23.5%
1930 42,048 +16.3%
1940 41,439 −1.4%
1950 45,429 +9.6%
1960 55,641 +22.5%
1970 60,348 +8.5%
1980 56,449 −6.5%
1990 54,315 −3.8%
2000 58,268 +7.3%
2010 62,230 +6.8%
2019 62,166 −0.1%
Iowa Data Center[5]
Source: U.S. Decennial Census[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "City of Council Bluffs, Iowa". City of Council Bluffs, Iowa. Retrieved September 2, 2012.
  2. "City-Data". Council Bluffs. Retrieved 2010-12-10.
  3. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2011-05-08.
  6. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved May 12, 2019.