Dana, Iowa

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Dana, Iowa
City
Location of Dana, Iowa
Location of Dana, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°6′24″N 94°14′25″W / 42.10667°N 94.24028°W / 42.10667; -94.24028Coordinates: 42°6′24″N 94°14′25″W / 42.10667°N 94.24028°W / 42.10667; -94.24028
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Greene
Area[1]
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,125 ft (343 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 71
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 70
 • Density 253.6/sq mi (97.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50064
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-18345
GNIS feature ID 0455784

Dana is a city in Greene County, Iowa, United States. The population was 71 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Dana was incorporated as a town in 1907. It is named for Samuel Dana, a pioneer settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

Dana is located at 42°6′24″N 94°14′25″W / 42.10667°N 94.24028°W / 42.10667; -94.24028 (42.106653, -94.240375).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 183 —    
1920 163 −10.9%
1930 195 +19.6%
1940 153 −21.5%
1950 184 +20.3%
1960 123 −33.2%
1970 118 −4.1%
1980 110 −6.8%
1990 71 −35.5%
2000 84 +18.3%
2010 71 −15.5%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 71 people, 25 households, and 17 families residing in the city. The population density was 253.6 inhabitants per square mile (97.9/km2). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 114.3 per square mile (44.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.5% White and 8.5% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 25 households of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 39.5 years. 29.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.8% were from 25 to 44; 35.3% were from 45 to 64; and 8.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.1% male and 47.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 84 people, 29 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 297.5 people per square mile (115.8/km²). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 113.3 per square mile (44.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.95% of the population.

There were 29 households out of which 41.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 11.9% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 104.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $30,625. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,199. There were no families and 8.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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. ^ Stillman, Edwin B. (1907). Past and Present of Greene County, Iowa. Brookhaven Press. p. 163. 
  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.