Hawarden, town, Flintshire, NE Wales. There are ruins of a 13th-century castle on the grounds of Hawarden Castle (built 1752), which was the home of William Gladstone until his death there in 1898. Gladstone established St. Deiniol's Hostel and library for theological students. The Early English church has a window memorial to Gladstone by Burne-Jones.
Hawarden is a city in Sioux County, Iowa, United States. The population was 2,478 at the 2000 census. It is located on the Big Sioux River.


Hawarden is located at (43.001145, -96.484541), along the Big Sioux River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km²), of which, 2.9 square miles (7.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (4.32%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,478 people, 1,032 households, and 664 families residing in the city. The population density was 860.6 people per square mile (332.2/km²). There were 1,098 housing units at an average density of 381.3/sq mi (147.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.83% White, 0.32% African American, 0.56% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 3.67% from other races, and 1.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.38% of the population.

There were 1,032 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,360, and the median income for a family was $44,938. Males had a median income of $30,466 versus $19,669 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,459. About 4.2% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.


American Identity, which makes baseball caps, employs 150 workers in Hawarden, and Iowa Lamb Processing — the state's only sheep slaughterhouse — employs about 100 more. Other local factories include Coilcraft and Timber Roots.


Hawarden was formerly the home of a junior college, Sioux Empire College, which closed in the 1980s.


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