Boyden, Iowa

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Boyden, Iowa
City
Motto: Watch Us Grow!
Location of Boyden, Iowa
Location of Boyden, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°11′25″N 96°0′13″W / 43.19028°N 96.00361°W / 43.19028; -96.00361Coordinates: 43°11′25″N 96°0′13″W / 43.19028°N 96.00361°W / 43.19028; -96.00361
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Sioux
Incorporated May 24, 1889 [1]
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Mayor Tim Lammers
Area[2]
 • Total 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Land 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,421 ft (433 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 707
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 712
 • Density 942.7/sq mi (364/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51234
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-07840
GNIS feature ID 0454785
Website City of Boyden

Boyden is a city in Sioux County, Iowa, United States. The population was 707 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Boyden's longitude and latitude coordinates in decimal form are 43.190221, -96.003698.[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.75 square miles (1.94 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1890 277 —    
1900 336 +21.3%
1910 364 +8.3%
1920 419 +15.1%
1930 446 +6.4%
1940 487 +9.2%
1950 541 +11.1%
1960 562 +3.9%
1970 670 +19.2%
1980 708 +5.7%
1990 651 −8.1%
2000 672 +3.2%
2010 707 +5.2%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 707 people, 279 households, and 208 families residing in the city. The population density was 942.7 inhabitants per square mile (364.0/km2). There were 290 housing units at an average density of 386.7 per square mile (149.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 3.5% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.5% of the population.

There were 279 households of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.4% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 36.2 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.9% were from 25 to 44; 23.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 672 people, 275 households, and 207 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,932.9 people per square mile (741.3/km²). There were 285 housing units at an average density of 819.8 per square mile (314.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.62% White, 0.30% African American, 0.60% Asian, 1.19% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.08% of the population.

There were 275 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.2% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,688, and the median income for a family was $43,971. Males had a median income of $31,000 versus $18,958 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,323. About 3.4% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boyden-Iowa". City-Data. Retrieved May 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  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. 

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