Council Bluffs Information

Council Bluffs Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Council Bluffs, IA

General Council Bluffs Information

State: Iowa

County: Pottawattamie County

Close cities: Crescent, IA, Council Bluffs, IA, McClelland, IA, Carter Lake, IA, Lewis, IA

Council Bluffs Population (census data)
Total 59,921 (+2.6% since 2000)
Male 28,993 (48.4%)
Female 30,928 (51.6%)

Population Density: 1,603 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.5 (US Avg is 100)

Council Bluffs Elevation: 986 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1853

Land Area: 37.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $44,193

Zip Codes: 51501, 51502, and 51503.

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Council Bluffs Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (92.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (31.5%)
  • Irish (17.2%)
  • English (10.1%)
  • United States (6.0%)
  • Danish (5.4%)
  • French (3.4%)
Foriegn Born: 1,529 people (2.6%)
  • Latin America (58.3%)
  • Europe (20.8%)
  • Asia (20.8%)

Council Bluffs School Information

High Schools
Abraham Lincoln High School (1205 Bonham Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Gerald W Kirn Junior High School (100 North Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Kanesville High School (807 Avenue G, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Lewis Central Senior High School (3504 Harry Langdon Boulevard, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503 - Lewis Central Community School District District)
Thomas Jefferson High School (2501 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Woodrow Wilson Junior High School (712 N 21st Street, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Middle Schools
Lewis Central Middle School (3820 Harry Langdon Boulevard, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503 - Lewis Central Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
Bloomer Elementary School (210 South 7th Street, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Edison Elementary School (2218 3rd Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Franklin Elementary School (3130 Avenue C, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Gunn Elementary School (1735 North Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Hoover Elementary School (1205 North Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Lewis & Clark Elementary School (1603 Grand Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Longfellow Elementary School (2011 South 10th Street, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Pusey Elementary School (147 15th Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Roosevelt Elementary School (517 N 17th Street, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Rue Elementary School (3326 6th Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Walnut Grove Elementary School (2920 Avenue J, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Washington Elementary School (207 Scott Street, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503 - Council Bluffs Community School District District)
Other/Private Schools
E A Kreft Primary School (3206 Renner Drive, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501 - Lewis Central Community School District District)
Titan Hill Intermediate School (4125 Harry Langdon Boulevard, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503 - Lewis Central Community School District District)

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