Fruitland, Iowa

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Fruitland, Iowa
City
Location of Fruitland, Iowa
Location of Fruitland, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°21′8″N 91°7′34″W / 41.35222°N 91.12611°W / 41.35222; -91.12611Coordinates: 41°21′8″N 91°7′34″W / 41.35222°N 91.12611°W / 41.35222; -91.12611
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Muscatine
Area[1]
 • Total 1.80 sq mi (4.66 km2)
 • Land 1.80 sq mi (4.66 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 541 ft (165 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 977
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 981
 • Density 542.8/sq mi (209.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52749
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-29280
GNIS feature ID 0456796

Fruitland is a city in Muscatine County, Iowa, United States. The population was 977 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area. A large coal-burning power plant, owned by Mid-American Energy, is located southeast of Fruitland, in Louisa County.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Fruitland is located at 41°21′8″N 91°7′34″W / 41.35222°N 91.12611°W / 41.35222; -91.12611 (41.352283, -91.126250).[4] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.80 square miles (4.66 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1980 461 —    
1990 511 +10.8%
2000 703 +37.6%
2010 977 +39.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 977 people, 331 households, and 277 families residing in the city. The population density was 542.8 inhabitants per square mile (209.6/km2). There were 342 housing units at an average density of 190.0 per square mile (73.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 2.3% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.4% of the population.

There were 331 households of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.3% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 16.3% were non-families. 10.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.18.

The median age in the city was 36.5 years. 29.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 6.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 703 people, 242 households, and 205 families residing in the city. The population density was 390.6 people per square mile (150.8/km²). There were 249 housing units at an average density of 138.4 per square mile (53.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.30% White, 0.14% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 2.28% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.70% of the population.

There were 242 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.3% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.9% were non-families. 9.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% 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 3.06.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $57,250, and the median income for a family was $57,708. Males had a median income of $42,171 versus $24,464 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,270. About 1.4% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

June 1, 2007[edit]

Fruitland and two neighboring cities, were struck by an EF-2/EF-3 Tornado on Friday, June 1, 2007. Fruitland City Hall and the Fruitland Post Office were destroyed. Injuries were reported with this storm; however, nobody died from the twister. Postal operations are currently being taken care of by Muscatine, Iowa. City Hall was moved to a temporary "trailer office" until the new Fruitland Community Center was built and finished later in 2007.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.