Colesburg, Iowa

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Colesburg, Iowa
City
Location of Colesburg, Iowa
Location of Colesburg, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°38′24″N 91°12′4″W / 42.64000°N 91.20111°W / 42.64000; -91.20111Coordinates: 42°38′24″N 91°12′4″W / 42.64000°N 91.20111°W / 42.64000; -91.20111
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Delaware
Area[1]
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,155 ft (352 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 404
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 396
 • Density 1,393.1/sq mi (537.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52035
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-15015
GNIS feature ID 0455526

Colesburg is a city in Delaware County, Iowa, United States. The population was 404 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Colesburg was laid out in 1848. The town was named for founders Hiram Cole and James Cole.[4]

Geography[edit]

Colesburg is located at 42°38′24″N 91°12′4″W / 42.64000°N 91.20111°W / 42.64000; -91.20111 (42.639999, -91.201246)[5] near the Little Turkey River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1900 274 —    
1910 271 −1.1%
1920 337 +24.4%
1930 340 +0.9%
1940 306 −10.0%
1950 326 +6.5%
1960 365 +12.0%
1970 379 +3.8%
1980 463 +22.2%
1990 439 −5.2%
2000 412 −6.2%
2010 404 −1.9%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 404 people, 187 households, and 128 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,393.1 inhabitants per square mile (537.9 /km2). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 689.7 per square mile (266.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.0% White, 1.0% Asian, and 1.0% from two or more races.

There were 187 households of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.6% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.61.

The median age in the city was 48.9 years. 19.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 30.7% were from 45 to 64; and 24.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 412 people, 185 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,399.9 people per square mile (548.5/km²). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 672.8 per square mile (263.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 185 households out of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 25.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,068, and the median income for a family was $41,750. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $17,396 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,638. About 4.6% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ The History of Delaware County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 533. 
  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.