Allison, Iowa

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Allison, Iowa
City
Downtown Allison, Iowa, March 2008
Downtown Allison, Iowa, March 2008
Location of Allison, Iowa
Location of Allison, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°45′12″N 92°47′41″W / 42.75333°N 92.79472°W / 42.75333; -92.79472Coordinates: 42°45′12″N 92°47′41″W / 42.75333°N 92.79472°W / 42.75333; -92.79472
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Butler
Government
 • Type Municipal city
 • Mayor Scot Henrichs [1]
Area[2]
 • Total 2.93 sq mi (7.59 km2)
 • Land 2.93 sq mi (7.59 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,053 ft (321 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,029
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,027
 • Density 351.2/sq mi (135.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50602
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-01315
GNIS feature ID 0454143

Allison is a city in and the county seat of Butler County, Iowa.[5] The population was 1,029 at the 2010 census. Allison is home to the Butler County Fair.[6] The city was named for U.S. Senator William Boyd Allison in 1881.[7]

Geography[edit]

Allison's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 42.753466, -92.794599.[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.93 square miles (7.59 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Allison historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1900 463 —    
1910 495 +6.9%
1920 520 +5.1%
1930 603 +16.0%
1940 708 +17.4%
1950 771 +8.9%
1960 952 +23.5%
1970 1,071 +12.5%
1980 1,132 +5.7%
1990 1,000 −11.7%
2000 1,006 +0.6%
2010 1,029 +2.3%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. 

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,029 people, 440 households, and 277 families residing in the city. The population density was 351.2 inhabitants per square mile (135.6/km2). There were 470 housing units at an average density of 160.4 per square mile (61.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.4% White, 0.1% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 440 households of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.0% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the city was 46.4 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 26.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 1,006 people, 424 households, and 267 families residing in the city. The population density was 341.2 people per square mile (131.7/km²). There were 454 housing units at an average density of 154.0 per square mile (59.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.50% White, 0.10% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population.

There were 424 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.81.

Age spread: 20.8% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 30.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 85.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,338, and the median income for a family was $42,050. Males had a median income of $30,147 versus $18,929 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,472. About 5.8% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 11.4% of those age 65 or over.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://allisoniowa.com/City_Offices.htm
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  5. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  6. ^ "2008 Calendar of Events". Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  7. ^ "History of Butler County". Butler County, Iowa. Archived from the original on 2007-11-11. Retrieved 2008-01-18. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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