Conway, Iowa

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Conway, Iowa
City
Location of Conway, Iowa
Location of Conway, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°44′55″N 94°37′10″W / 40.74861°N 94.61944°W / 40.74861; -94.61944Coordinates: 40°44′55″N 94°37′10″W / 40.74861°N 94.61944°W / 40.74861; -94.61944
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Taylor
Area[1]
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,211 ft (369 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 41
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 40
 • Density 186.4/sq mi (72.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50833
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-15960
GNIS feature ID 0455582

Conway is a city in Taylor County, Iowa, United States. The population was 41 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Conway had its start in the year 1872 by the building of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad through that territory. The town was incorporated in 1878.[4]

Geography[edit]

Conway is located at 40°44′55″N 94°37′10″W / 40.74861°N 94.61944°W / 40.74861; -94.61944 (40.748742, -94.619544),[5] along the East Fork of the One Hundred and Two River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 423 —    
1890 379 −10.4%
1900 348 −8.2%
1910 283 −18.7%
1920 253 −10.6%
1930 266 +5.1%
1940 246 −7.5%
1950 168 −31.7%
1960 82 −51.2%
1970 91 +11.0%
1980 93 +2.2%
1990 57 −38.7%
2000 63 +10.5%
2010 41 −34.9%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 41 people, 16 households, and 9 families residing in the city. The population density was 186.4 inhabitants per square mile (72.0/km2). There were 24 housing units at an average density of 109.1 per square mile (42.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 16 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.8% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.22.

The median age in the city was 39.5 years. 24.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.9% were from 25 to 44; 24.4% were from 45 to 64; and 22% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.1% male and 43.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 63 people, 24 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 283.6 people per square mile (110.6/km²). There were 33 housing units at an average density of 148.5 per square mile (57.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 24 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 12.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 65.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,780. There were 38.5% of families and 28.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 25.0% of under eighteens and 100.0% of those over 64.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ Crosson, Frank E. (1910). History of Taylor County, Iowa: From the Earliest Historic Times to 1910. Walsworth Publishing Company. p. 209. 
  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. 
  7. ^ Mike Welday at Baseballreference.com