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Council Bluffs, known until 1852 as Kanesville, Iowa the historic starting point of the Mormon Trail and eventual northern most anchor town of the other emigrant trails, is a city in and the county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States. It is on the east bank of the Missouri River across from what is now the very much larger city of Omaha, Nebraska.
Council Bluffs is a diverse city known for its old historic
neighborhoods, tall hills, forested areas and lake front homes, in
addition to modern housing developments. The city is well served by
Interstates 80 and 29, U.S. Route 6, and the Loess Hills National
Scenic Byway. The city has long been an important railroad hub with
Union Pacific, BNSF, Iowa Interstate, and Canadian National Railroads
all connecting in Council Bluffs.
The population of Council Bluffs is 62,230 as of the 2010 census.
with neighboring Omaha, Nebraska to the west, Council Bluffs is part
of the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, with an
estimated population of 865,350 residing in the eight counties of the
Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area.
The median income for a household in the city is $36,221, and the median income for a family is $42,715. Males have a median income of $30,828 versus $23,476 for females.
The per capita income for the city is $18,143. About 8.2% of families and 10.3% of the population are below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.
Council Bluffs has a cost of living that is well below the national average.
Public education in the city of Council Bluffs is provided by two school districts: Council Bluffs Community School District and Lewis Central Community School District. Most of the city is located within the Council Bluffs Community School District. As of the 2008-2009 school year, the district had a total enrollment of 9,246. The Lewis Central Community School District serves the southern portion of Council Bluffs and enrolled 3,047 students as of the 2008-2009 school year. Iowa Western Community College is located on the eastern edge of Council Bluffs near the intersection of Interstate 80 and U.S. Route 6 and is the home of the KIWR radio station.
The Council Bluffs community has 14 elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools.Council Bluffs Area Schools
- Property Crime:
- Violent Crime:
- The racial makeup of the city is 94.76% White, 1.05% Black or
African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.03% Pacific
Islander, 1.81% from other races, and 1.31% from two or more races.
Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.45% of the population.
- There were 22,889 households out of which 31.6% have children
under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living
together, 14.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and
34.1% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of
individuals and 10.6% have someone living alone who are 65 years of age
or older. The average household size are 2.49 and the average family
size are 3.03.
In the city the population is spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years.
For every 100 females there are 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.7 males.
*Charts current as of the 2010 census