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Coon Rapids is a city in Carroll and Guthrie counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 1,305 at the 2000 census. The small portion of Coon Rapids that lies in Guthrie County is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area. In September, 1959, Coon Rapids played a role in promoting détente between the United States and the Soviet Union, when a local man, Roswell Garst, hosted Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev on his farm. In 2005, Coon Rapids was designated one of the first three "Iowa Great Places." The Great Places program, launched by Governor Tom Vilsack and implemented by the Department of Cultural Affairs, aimed to concentrate state agency resources on high-potential communities. See more on Great Places: (from wikipedia)

General Information
Carroll County2,061 Population (as of 2000)
Iowa State1,950 Population (current)
144.3 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.1 Square Miles of Water$59,800 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$33,854 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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63 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$3,257,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
557 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$14,840,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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