Ackworth, Iowa

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Ackworth, Iowa
City
Warren County Iowa Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Ackworth Highlighted.svg
Coordinates: 41°21′54″N 93°28′24″W / 41.36500°N 93.47333°W / 41.36500; -93.47333Coordinates: 41°21′54″N 93°28′24″W / 41.36500°N 93.47333°W / 41.36500; -93.47333
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Warren
Area[1]
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 896 ft (273 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 83
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 83
 • Density 286.2/sq mi (110.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50001
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-00235
GNIS feature ID 0454086

Ackworth is a city in Warren County, Iowa, United States. The population was 83 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Ackworth was laid out in 1874. The settlement experienced growth in 1878 when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was built through it.[5] Ackworth was incorporated in 1881.[6]

Geography[edit]

Ackworth is located at 41°21′54″N 93°28′24″W / 41.36500°N 93.47333°W / 41.36500; -93.47333 (41.365115, -93.473235).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1900 134 —    
1910 119 −11.2%
1920 95 −20.2%
1930 82 −13.7%
1940 67 −18.3%
1950 95 +41.8%
1960 77 −18.9%
1970 111 +44.2%
1980 83 −25.2%
1990 66 −20.5%
2000 85 +28.8%
2010 83 −2.4%
Total Population for Iowa's Incorporated Places: 1850-2000

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 83 people, 33 households, and 26 families residing in the city. The population density was 286.2 inhabitants per square mile (110.5 /km2). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 131.0 per square mile (50.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 33 households of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.7% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the city was 44.7 years. 21.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.6% were from 25 to 44; 28.8% were from 45 to 64; and 19.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 85 people, 31 households, and 27 families residing in the city. The population density was 284.8 people per square mile (109.4/km²). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 107.2 per square mile (41.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.82% White, 1.18% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 31 households out of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.2% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.7% were non-families. 9.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 2.89.

Age spread: 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,500, and the median income for a family was $38,438. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,478. There were 10.3% of families and 6.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 13.3% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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