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Cantril, Iowa
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Cantril, Iowa

Cantril is a city located in Van Buren County, Iowa. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 257.


Location of Cantril, Iowa
Cantril is located at 40°38'37" North, 92°4'2" West (40.643546, -92.067248)

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²). 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 257 people, 112 households, and 71 families residing in the city. The population density is 194.6/km² (507.5/mi²). There are 119 housing units at an average density of 90.1/km² (235.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 96.89% White, 0.39% African American, 0.78% Native American, 0.78% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. 0.39% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 112 households out of which 25.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% are married couples living together, 6.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.6% are non-families. 32.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 23.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.90.

In the city the population is spread out with 24.5% under the