Location of Bernard, Iowa
|• Total||0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)|
|• Land||0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||919 ft (280 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||111|
|• Density||1,018.2/sq mi (393.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454528|
Bernard is a city in Dubuque County, Iowa, United States. The population was 112 in the 2010 census, an increase from the 97 population in the 2000 census. Bernard is part of the Dubuque, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Bernard's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 42.313622, -90.831073.
As of the census of 2010, there were 112 people, 50 households, and 27 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,018.2 inhabitants per square mile (393.1/km2). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 509.1 per square mile (196.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.
There were 50 households of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.0% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 3.07.
The median age in the city was 32.5 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 20.6% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 97 people, 46 households, and 25 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,053.5 people per square mile (416.1/km²). There were 48 housing units at an average density of 521.3 per square mile (205.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.
There were 46 households out of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.5% were non-families. 37.0% 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 2.11 and the average family size was 2.85.
In the city the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 115.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $41,875. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the city was $32,671. There were 7.4% of families and 6.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 9.5% of those over 64.
- Justin Albert Driscoll, (1920—1984) Roman Catholic bishop
- Paul Vincent Donovan, (1924–2011) Roman Catholic bishop
James F. Conlan (born 1963) grew up in Bernard. Mr. Conlan graduated from the University of Iowa in 1985 and the University of Iowa College of Law in 1988, both with honors. Thereafter, Mr. Conlan joined Sidley Austin, one of the largest and most prominent law firms in the world, becoming a partner in 1996 and a member of Sidley's Executive Committee in 2005. Mr. Conlan is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished corporate restructuring lawyers in the world. Mr. Conlan is a member of the Board of Directors of Heartland Financial, USA, a multi-state bank holding company with over $5 billion in assets. Mr. Conlan, along with his younger brother, Bradford, co-founded Bimini Technologies, a bio-medical device company that focuses on medical devices and therapies for cosmetic medicine.
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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
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- "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. Retrieved 2011-09-22.
- "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Retrieved 2011-09-22.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Curtis, Georgina Pell (1966). The American Catholic Who's Who XVII. Grosse Pointe, Michigan: Walter Romig.
- Bishop Paul Donovan
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