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Tabor, Iowa

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Tabor is a city located in Fremont County, Iowa. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 993.

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Geography

Location of Tabor, Iowa

Tabor is located at 40°53'48" North, 95°40'21" West (40.896605, -95.672368)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.3 km² (1.3 mi²). None of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 993 people, 387 households, and 267 families residing in the city. The population density is 299.5/km² (777.4/mi²). There are 416 housing units at an average density of 125.5/km² (325.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 99.60% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. 0.81% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 387 households out of which 30.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% are married couples living together, 11.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% are non-families. 28.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 20.2% have someone living alone who is 65 or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the city the population is spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 25.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 74.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $36,750, and the median income for a family is $50,000. Males have a median income of $31,042 versus $23,068 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,979. 7.9% of the population and 3.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.5% of those under the age of 18 and 9.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

History

The abolitionist John Brown kept a store of weapons here, and met here with other conspirators to plan his violent deeds in Kansas and Virginia, including the Raid on Harpers Ferry. This was the home of the abolitionist John Todd, a 'conductor' on the Underground Railroad.

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