Bassett, Iowa

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Bassett, Iowa
City
Location of Bassett, Iowa
Location of Bassett, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°3′44″N 92°30′57″W / 43.06222°N 92.51583°W / 43.06222; -92.51583Coordinates: 43°3′44″N 92°30′57″W / 43.06222°N 92.51583°W / 43.06222; -92.51583
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Chickasaw
Area[1]
 • Total 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,063 ft (324 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 66
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 65
 • Density 178.4/sq mi (68.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50645
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-04780
GNIS feature ID 0454378

Bassett is a city in Chickasaw County, Iowa, United States. The population was 66 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Bassett is located at 43°3′44″N 92°30′57″W / 43.06222°N 92.51583°W / 43.06222; -92.51583 (43.062355, -92.515907).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1900 149 —    
1910 130 −12.8%
1920 135 +3.8%
1930 149 +10.4%
1940 147 −1.3%
1950 125 −15.0%
1960 130 +4.0%
1970 152 +16.9%
1980 128 −15.8%
1990 74 −42.2%
2000 74 +0.0%
2010 66 −10.8%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 66 people, 28 households, and 22 families residing in the city. The population density was 178.4 inhabitants per square mile (68.9 /km2). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 100.0 per square mile (38.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 28 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.4% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.55.

The median age in the city was 51.5 years. 18.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.1% were from 25 to 44; 47% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.0% male and 47.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 74 people, 29 households and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 200.8 people per square mile (77.2/km²). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 92.3 per square mile (35.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 29 households out of which 20.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, and 34.5% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $9,167 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,131. There were 16.7% of families and 14.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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.