Alvord, Iowa

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Alvord, Iowa
City
Location of Alvord, Iowa
Location of Alvord, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°20′32″N 96°18′13″W / 43.34222°N 96.30361°W / 43.34222; -96.30361Coordinates: 43°20′32″N 96°18′13″W / 43.34222°N 96.30361°W / 43.34222; -96.30361
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Lyon
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Mayor Mark Nagel
Area[1]
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,322 ft (403 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 196
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 197
 • Density 700.0/sq mi (270.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51230
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-01675
GNIS feature ID 0454161
Website City of Alvord

Alvord is a city in Lyon County, Iowa, United States. The population was 196 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Alvord is located at 43°20′32″N 96°18′13″W / 43.34222°N 96.30361°W / 43.34222; -96.30361 (43.342324, -96.303715).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 249 —    
1910 283 +13.7%
1920 359 +26.9%
1930 313 −12.8%
1940 306 −2.2%
1950 263 −14.1%
1960 238 −9.5%
1970 204 −14.3%
1980 246 +20.6%
1990 204 −17.1%
2000 187 −8.3%
2010 196 +4.8%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 196 people, 79 households, and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 700.0 inhabitants per square mile (270.3/km2). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 303.6 per square mile (117.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.8% White, 8.2% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.2% of the population.

There were 79 households of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.6% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 38.5 years. 27.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 28.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 187 people, 75 households, and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 684.8 people per square mile (267.4/km²). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 292.9 per square mile (114.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 75 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.3% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $41,786. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,300. None of the families and 2.0% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 16.7% of those over 64.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.