Spencer Information

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

General Spencer Information

State: Iowa

County: Clay County

Close cities: Royal, IA, Ruthven, IA, Milford, IA, Greenville, IA, Rossie, IA, Fostoria, IA, Hartley, IA, Dickens, IA, Gillett Grove, IA, Everly, IA

Spencer Population (census data)
Total 10,994 (-2.6% since 2000)
Male 5,144 (46.8%)
Female 5,850 (53.2%)

Population Density: 1,086 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.0 (US Avg is 100)

Spencer Elevation: 1,321 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1892

Land Area: 10.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,461

Zip Codes: 51301.

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Spencer Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (41.7%)
  • Norwegian (10.3%)
  • Irish (9.9%)
  • Dutch (8.7%)
  • English (8.0%)
  • Swedish (5.4%)
Foriegn Born: 268 people (2.4%)
  • Latin America (47.8%)
  • Asia (39.1%)
  • Europe (13.0%)

Spencer School Information

High Schools
Spencer High School (800 E 3rd Street, Spencer, IA, 51301 - Spencer Community School District District)
Middle Schools
Spencer Middle School (104 E 4th Street, Spencer, IA, 51301 - Spencer Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
Fairview Park Elementary School (1508 5th Avenue E, Spencer, IA, 51301 - Spencer Community School District District)
Johnson Elementary (724 W 9th Street, Spencer, IA, 51301 - Spencer Community School District District)
Lincoln Elementary School (615 4th Avenue SW, Spencer, IA, 51301 - Spencer Community School District District)

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