Berkley, Iowa

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Berkley, Iowa
City
Location of Berkley, Iowa
Location of Berkley, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°56′46″N 94°6′50″W / 41.94611°N 94.11389°W / 41.94611; -94.11389Coordinates: 41°56′46″N 94°6′50″W / 41.94611°N 94.11389°W / 41.94611; -94.11389
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Township Union
Area[1]
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 991 ft (302 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 32
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 32
 • Density 152.4/sq mi (58.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 19-06040
GNIS feature ID 0454527

Berkley is a city in Union Township, Boone County, Iowa, United States. The population was 32 at the 2010 census, up 33.3% from 24 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

Berkley was laid out as a town in 1883.[4]

Geography[edit]

Berkley is located at 41°56′46″N 94°6′50″W / 41.94611°N 94.11389°W / 41.94611; -94.11389 (41.946123, -94.113820).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1920 68 —    
1930 82 +20.6%
1940 105 +28.0%
1950 71 −32.4%
1960 58 −18.3%
1970 56 −3.4%
1980 49 −12.5%
1990 39 −20.4%
2000 24 −38.5%
2010 32 +33.3%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 32 people, 11 households, and 9 families residing in the city. The population density was 152.4 inhabitants per square mile (58.8 /km2). There were 14 housing units at an average density of 66.7 per square mile (25.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White and 3.1% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.

There were 11 households of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 27.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.2% were non-families. 18.2% 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 2.91 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 42 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.9% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 59.4% male and 40.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 24 people, 11 households, and 8 families residing in the city. The population density was 114.6 people per square mile (44.1/km²). There were 11 housing units at an average density of 52.5 per square mile (20.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 11 households out of which 9.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 27.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% 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 2.33.

In the city the population was spread out with 8.3% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 16.7% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 45.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 60 years. For every 100 females there were 71.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 69.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $43,750 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,822. There were no families and 11.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 21.4% of those over 64.

Economy[edit]

There is a small auto-body shop in Berkley, the only form of business in the town.

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. ^ Goldthwait, Nathan Edward (1914). History of Boone County, Iowa, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 345. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.