is a city in Sioux County
-2010 census:The 2010 census recorded a population of 33,704 in the county, with a population density of . There were 12,279 housing units, of which 11,584 were occupied.-2000 census:...
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, United States
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. The population was 1,960 at the 2000 census.
Hull is located at 43°11′25"N 96°8′4"W (43.190203, -96.134390).
According to the United States Census Bureau
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, the city has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km²), all of it land.
As of the census
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of 2000, there were 1,960 people, 682 households, and 527 families residing in the city. The population density
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was 1,638.4 people per square mile (630.6/km²). There were 709 housing units at an average density of 592.7 per square mile (228.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.34% White, 0.05% African American, 1.12% Asian, 3.78% from other races
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, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.28% of the population.
There were 682 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.7% were married couples
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living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.30.
In the city the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $38,269, and the median income for a family was $43,919. Males had a median income of $31,100 versus $17,991 for females. The per capita income
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for the city was $16,153. About 6.1% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.
- Hull Christian School
- Western Christian High School
- Boyden-Hull High School
- Hull Protestant Reformed Christian School
- Trinity Christian High School
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Located in Northwest Iowa, much of Hull's economy is centered around the agricultural industry, either directly or indirectly. Agropur
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Cooperative is located in Hull and is the largest employer to date
There are two banks with branches in Hull: Iowa State Bank and American State Bank. Iowa State Bank is well established, having started as Baumann Brothers Bank in 1879. American State Bank is a relative newcomer, opening at their permanent location in 2007 but has locations elsewhere that have been in existence for many years.
The Hull Co-op Society provides a number of agricultural services to Hull and surrounding areas, including a grain elevator, feed mill, and custom spraying. Other businesses include Hull Feed and Produce which provides feed mill services, and Hull Veterinary Clinic.
The construction industry is also strong in Hull. This is due in part to a continual demand for new agricultural structures and the growing nature of the town.
- Dwayne Alons
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, Iowa state representative
- Randy Feenstra
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, Iowa state senator
- Nancy Metcalf
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, American indoor volleyball player