Bristow, Iowa

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Bristow, Iowa
City
Location of Bristow, Iowa
Location of Bristow, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°46′25″N 92°54′25″W / 42.77361°N 92.90694°W / 42.77361; -92.90694Coordinates: 42°46′25″N 92°54′25″W / 42.77361°N 92.90694°W / 42.77361; -92.90694
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Butler
Area[1]
 • Total 0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)
 • Land 0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,037 ft (316 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 160
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 161
 • Density 170.2/sq mi (65.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50611
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-08560
GNIS feature ID 0454831

Bristow is a city in Butler County, Iowa, United States. The population was 160 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Bristow is located at 42°46′25″N 92°54′25″W / 42.77361°N 92.90694°W / 42.77361; -92.90694 (42.773510, -92.906926).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.94 square miles (2.43 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1880 198 —    
1890 257 +29.8%
1900 317 +23.3%
1910 291 −8.2%
1920 299 +2.7%
1930 293 −2.0%
1940 318 +8.5%
1950 313 −1.6%
1960 268 −14.4%
1970 230 −14.2%
1980 252 +9.6%
1990 197 −21.8%
2000 202 +2.5%
2010 160 −20.8%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 160 people, 73 households, and 39 families residing in the city. The population density was 170.2 inhabitants per square mile (65.7 /km2). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 89.4 per square mile (34.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100% White.

There were 73 households of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.6% were non-families. 38.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 40.3 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 24.4% were from 45 to 64; and 17.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 202 people, 81 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 216.6 people per square mile (83.9/km²). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 95.4 per square mile (36.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.52% White and 1.49% from two or more races.

There were 81 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 11.4% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $34,167. Males had a median income of $26,500 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,305. About 15.0% of families and 17.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.0% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

Bristow is the hometown of Ed Yost.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • City-Data Comprehensive statistical data and more about Bristow