Blue Grass, Iowa

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Blue Grass, Iowa
City
Blue Grass Community Center
Blue Grass Community Center
Motto: A Great Place To Call Home Since 1853
Location of Blue Grass, Iowa
Location of Blue Grass, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°30′43″N 90°45′54″W / 41.51194°N 90.76500°W / 41.51194; -90.76500Coordinates: 41°30′43″N 90°45′54″W / 41.51194°N 90.76500°W / 41.51194; -90.76500
Country USA
State  Iowa
Counties Muscatine, Scott
Government
 • Mayor Brinson Kinzer
Area[1]
 • City 2.89 sq mi (7.49 km2)
 • Land 2.89 sq mi (7.49 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • City 1,452
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,556
 • Density 502.4/sq mi (194.0/km2)
 • Metro 382,630 (135th)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52726
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-07075
GNIS feature ID 0454709
Website http://www.bluegrassia.org/

Blue Grass is a city in Muscatine and Scott counties in the US state of Iowa. The population was 1,541 as of 2010.[4]

Most of Blue Grass is part of the DavenportMolineRock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area, but the Muscatine County portion of the city is considered part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.89 square miles (7.49 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1910 223 —    
1920 205 −8.1%
1930 246 +20.0%
1940 287 +16.7%
1950 337 +17.4%
1960 568 +68.5%
1970 1,032 +81.7%
1980 1,377 +33.4%
1990 1,214 −11.8%
2000 1,169 −3.7%
2010 1,452 +24.2%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,452 people, 561 households, and 426 families residing in the city. The population density was 502.4 inhabitants per square mile (194.0 /km2). There were 597 housing units at an average density of 206.6 per square mile (79.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 1.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 561 households of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.9% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.1% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the city was 39.4 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 28% were from 45 to 64; and 14% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,169 people, 443 households, and 348 families residing in the city. The population density was 434.0 people per square mile (167.8/km²). There were 459 housing units at an average density of 170.4 per square mile (65.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.43% White, 0.26% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.94% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.80% of the population.

There were 443 households out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.95.

Age spread: 25.1% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $51,923, and the median income for a family was $55,208. Males had a median income of $37,135 versus $22,350 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,811. About 3.8% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.

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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. ^ http://www.clrsearch.com/Blue_Grass_Demographics/IA/Population-Growth-and-Population-Statistics
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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