Donnellson, Iowa

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Donnellson, Iowa
City
Downtown Donnellson, Iowa
Downtown Donnellson, Iowa
Motto: "The Heart of Lee County"[1]
Location of Donnellson, Iowa
Location of Donnellson, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°38′36″N 91°33′54″W / 40.64333°N 91.56500°W / 40.64333; -91.56500Coordinates: 40°38′36″N 91°33′54″W / 40.64333°N 91.56500°W / 40.64333; -91.56500
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Lee
Area[2]
 • Total 1.26 sq mi (3.26 km2)
 • Land 1.26 sq mi (3.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 912
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 900
 • Density 723.8/sq mi (279.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52625
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-21810
GNIS feature ID 0455954
Website Donnellson Iowa Website

Donnellson is a city in Lee County, Iowa, United States. The population was 912 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Fort MadisonKeokuk, IA-MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Donnellson was incorporated on October 25, 1892,[5] and named after Esten A. Donnell, a surveyor in the region.[6]

Geography[edit]

Donnellson is located at 40°38′36″N 91°33′54″W / 40.64333°N 91.56500°W / 40.64333; -91.56500 (40.643399, -91.565081).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.26 square miles (3.26 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 270 —    
1910 337 +24.8%
1920 456 +35.3%
1930 581 +27.4%
1940 515 −11.4%
1950 589 +14.4%
1960 709 +20.4%
1970 798 +12.6%
1980 972 +21.8%
1990 940 −3.3%
2000 963 +2.4%
2010 912 −5.3%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 912 people, 378 households, and 226 families residing in the city. The population density was 723.8 inhabitants per square mile (279.5/km2). There were 415 housing units at an average density of 329.4 per square mile (127.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.0% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 378 households of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.2% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the city was 41.1 years. 24.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 963 people, 386 households, and 270 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,208.8 people per square mile (464.8/km²). There were 415 housing units at an average density of 520.9 per square mile (200.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.65% White, 0.21% African American, 0.31% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.93% of the population.

There were 386 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 25.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 78.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,316, and the median income for a family was $41,500. Males had a median income of $34,125 versus $24,688 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,336. About 4.3% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Donnellson Iowa Website". Donnellson Iowa Website. Retrieved September 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  5. ^ "Donnellson, Iowa". City-Data.com. Retrieved September 2, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Profile for Donnellson, Iowa, IA". ePodunk. Retrieved September 2, 2012. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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