Earlville, Iowa

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Earlville, Iowa
City
Location of Earlville, Iowa
Location of Earlville, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°28′55″N 91°16′14″W / 42.48194°N 91.27056°W / 42.48194; -91.27056Coordinates: 42°28′55″N 91°16′14″W / 42.48194°N 91.27056°W / 42.48194; -91.27056
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Delaware
Area[1]
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 997 ft (304 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 812
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 802
 • Density 1,476.4/sq mi (570.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52041
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-23430
GNIS feature ID 0456106

Earlville is a city in Delaware County, Iowa, United States. The population was 812 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Earlville had its start in the year 1857 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It is named for its first settler, George M. Earl.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

Earlville is located at 42°28′55″N 91°16′14″W / 42.48194°N 91.27056°W / 42.48194; -91.27056 (42.482074, -91.270456).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1880 4,500 —    
1890 569 −87.4%
1900 618 +8.6%
1910 552 −10.7%
1920 619 +12.1%
1930 615 −0.6%
1940 687 +11.7%
1950 661 −3.8%
1960 668 +1.1%
1970 751 +12.4%
1980 844 +12.4%
1990 822 −2.6%
2000 900 +9.5%
2010 812 −9.8%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 812 people, 331 households, and 236 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,476.4 inhabitants per square mile (570.0 /km2). There were 354 housing units at an average density of 643.6 per square mile (248.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.1% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 331 households of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.7% were non-families. 24.2% 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 2.45 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the city was 42.3 years. 23.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 28.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 900 people, 338 households, and 248 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,648.0 people per square mile (631.8/km²). There were 355 housing units at an average density of 650.0 per square mile (249.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.78% White, 0.11% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.33% from other races, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.11% of the population.

There were 338 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,194, and the median income for a family was $43,333. Males had a median income of $30,398 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,855. About 6.0% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.7% of those under age 18 and 8.1% 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. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 112. 
  5. ^ The History of Delaware County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 520. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.