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Hinton, Iowa

Hinton is a city in Plymouth County, Iowa, United States. The population was 808 at the 2000 census.


Hinton is located at (42.625066, -96.294285).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 808 people, 303 households, and 226 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,386.1 people per square mile (537.9/km²). There were 319 housing units at an average density of 547.2/sq mi (212.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.90% White, 0.50% African American, 0.37% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.

There were 303 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $49,375, and the median income for a family was $58,958. Males had a median income of $38,958 versus $26,974 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,358. About 2.6% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 13.6% of those age 65 or over.


The local high school calls its sports team the Blackhawks, presumably after Chief Black Hawk. The girls basketball and both golf teams have been powerhouses in the War Eagle Conference in recent history, with the girls basketball team making state playoff appearances in 2000, 2002 and 2004, advancing to the title game in 2002 and losing to Rock Valley. The boys and girls golf teams both made state appearances in 2006 & 2007, with the boys winning the tournament in 2006.


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