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About Springville, Iowa


Springville, Iowa is a beautiful, rural town located between the idyllic lands immortalized in Grant Wood paintings and the hopes expressed by the blockbuster movie "Fields Of Dreams".

With several beautiful parks, and outstanding K-12 Community School system with walking distance from most residential neighborhoods, Springville is a great place to call home.

Springville is a town that can be walked from top to bottom and side to side in less than one hour. Not one stop light or parking meter adorn our city streets. So, if you are looking for a comfortable, easy-going well situated town to call home, then consider Springville.

Geographics

The City of Springville is located central eastern Iowa in the United States.

Springville's latitude/longitude is at 42°3'25"N 91°26'"W

Springville is conveniently located just off the Highway 151 corridor 8 miles northeast of Marion which makes travel for work or leisure fast and convenient. We're 10 minutes from major shopping areas in Marion and Cedar Rapids and 35 minutes from The Eastern Iowa Airport.

The nearest large city near Springville is Cedar Rapids, Iowa, while Minneapolis, Chicago, and St. Louis can all be reached in a few hours drive.

Springville is at an average elevation of 950 feet and has a land area of 0.74 square miles.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,074 people, 442 households, and 313 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,491.7 inhabitants per square mile (575.9/km2). There were 462 housing units at an average density of 641.7 per square mile.

There were 442 households of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.2% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the city was 39.3 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.3% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 14.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

It is estimated that 14 residents are foreign born (1.3% of the population compared to the Iowa average of 3.1%).

Ancestries: German (35.0%), Irish (13.9%), English (7.6%), United States (7.1%), French (5.2%), Norwegian (4.0%).

Economics

Springville's commercial industry centers largely around agricultural services however many other services are available particularly in the building trades including contractors, heating/cooling, roofers, plumbers and electricians.

Many other professional services are also available including auto repair, banking, beauticians, daycare, lawn and garden, and convenience stores. Many prime commercial spaces are available at or below market values of the larger nearby urban centers.

SEDC is looking to cultivate interest from other professional service providers such as dental and medical care providers, veterinary services and the like.

Any small to mid-size business would find Springville an affordable place to launch and grow a new or emerging business venture.

The median income for a household in the city was $44,567, and the median income for a family was $53,088. Males had a median income of $33,000 versus $25,129 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,429. About 2.7% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 15.6% of those age 65 or over.

As of March of 2013 the cost of living index in Springville was 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

The unemployed rate in Springville is about 1.1%

Housing

A quaint community, Springville offers the ease of rural living yet in close proximity to several major urban employment centers such as Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Dubuque.

The Springville housing market is poised for all ages of living: young urban professionals wanting to live close to nature, families with school age children wanting to live within walking distance to all school levels, and seniors seeking comfort and safety Springville has housing that meets the needs of a varied population.

Primarily a town of modest single family homes, a senior housing complex and a lower than average number of rental apartments; listings of homes for sale are available by contacting local real estate agents and a listing of Springville landlords with rental homes and apartments may be obtained by contacting City Hall.

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $122,829 (it was $88,700 in 2000). The Iowa wide average is about $126,900.

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,006 (1.6%)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,125 (1.8%)

Historical
Populations
 Year  Population 
1880365
1900599
1920597
1940608
1960785
19801,165
20001,091
20101,074
Housing
Prices
TypeValue
All housing$158,772
Detached houses$170,101
Townhouses$146,372
2-unit structures$99,089
3-to-4-unit structures$96,903
5-or-more-unit structures$131,720
Mobile homes$27,841
Median gross rent$534
* as of 2013

Other

The phone exchange area code is (319).

The Zip Code of is 52336.

For population 25 years and over in Springville 97% have a high school degree or higher, while 13.6% have a Bachelors degree or higher, and 3.6% have graduate or professional degrees.

Mean commute tome to work is about 24 minutes.