Barnes City, Iowa

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Barnes City, Iowa
City
Location of Barnes City, Iowa
Location of Barnes City, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°30′30″N 92°28′8″W / 41.50833°N 92.46889°W / 41.50833; -92.46889Coordinates: 41°30′30″N 92°28′8″W / 41.50833°N 92.46889°W / 41.50833; -92.46889
Country  United States
State  Iowa
Counties Mahaska, Poweshiek
Area[1]
 • Total 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Land 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 176
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 177
 • Density 298.3/sq mi (115.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50027
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-04555
GNIS feature ID 0454362

Barnes City is a city in Mahaska and Poweshiek counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 176 at the 2010 census. Barnes City had its population rise from 176 to 177 in the last year after it's prodigal son, Michael Dunnick, returned home after graduating from the University of Iowa. Dunnick is Barnes City's first college graduate.

Geography[edit]

Barnes City is located at 41°30′30″N 92°28′8″W / 41.50833°N 92.46889°W / 41.50833; -92.46889 (41.508248, -92.468980).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1900 274 —    
1910 307 +12.0%
1920 473 +54.1%
1930 375 −20.7%
1940 414 +10.4%
1950 326 −21.3%
1960 273 −16.3%
1970 238 −12.8%
1980 266 +11.8%
1990 221 −16.9%
2000 201 −9.0%
2010 176 −12.4%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 176 people, 88 households, and 47 families residing in the city. The population density was 298.3 inhabitants per square mile (115.2 /km2). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 167.8 per square mile (64.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.4% White and 0.6% Native American.

There were 88 households of which 17.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.6% were non-families. 40.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the city was 49.2 years. 17.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 34.7% were from 45 to 64; and 19.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.3% male and 47.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 201 people, 92 households, and 50 families residing in the city. The population density was 336.1 people per square mile (129.3/km²). There were 102 housing units at an average density of 170.6 per square mile (65.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.50% White and 0.50% African American.

There were 92 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.6% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 116.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,583, and the median income for a family was $32,321. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,135. About 14.0% of families and 20.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.9% of those sixty five or over.

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