Dolliver, Iowa

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Dolliver, Iowa
City
Location of Dolliver, Iowa
Location of Dolliver, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°27′53″N 94°36′54″W / 43.46472°N 94.61500°W / 43.46472; -94.61500Coordinates: 43°27′53″N 94°36′54″W / 43.46472°N 94.61500°W / 43.46472; -94.61500
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Emmet
Area[1]
 • Total 0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Land 0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,280 ft (390 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 66
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 66
 • Density 183.3/sq mi (70.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50531
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-21675
GNIS feature ID 0455948

Dolliver is a city in Emmet County, Iowa, United States. The population was 66 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Dolliver had its start in the year 1899 by the building of the Chicago and North Western Railway through that territory. It is named for United States Senator Jonathan P. Dolliver.[4] The railroad line on which the town was established was shut down in the early 1970s.

Geography[edit]

Dolliver is located at 43°27′53″N 94°36′54″W / 43.46472°N 94.61500°W / 43.46472; -94.61500 (43.464821, -94.614877).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1910 107 —    
1920 171 +59.8%
1930 158 −7.6%
1940 179 +13.3%
1950 130 −27.4%
1960 122 −6.2%
1970 95 −22.1%
1980 125 +31.6%
1990 103 −17.6%
2000 77 −25.2%
2010 66 −14.3%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 66 people, 34 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 183.3 inhabitants per square mile (70.8 /km2). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 116.7 per square mile (45.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 34 households of which 17.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.1% were non-families. 35.3% 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 1.94 and the average family size was 2.44.

The median age in the city was 52 years. 12.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.3% were from 25 to 44; 35% were from 45 to 64; and 28.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.0% male and 47.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 77 people, 38 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 210.9 people per square mile (80.4/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 126.0 per square mile (48.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.70% White and 1.30% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.90% of the population.

There were 38 households out of which 10.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, and 47.4% were non-families. 39.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 28.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the city the population was spread out with 13.0% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 24.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,036, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $21,944 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,387. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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. ^ History of Emmet County and Dickinson County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 126. 
  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.