Gibson, Iowa

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Gibson, Iowa
City
Location of Gibson, Iowa
Location of Gibson, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°28′50″N 92°23′35″W / 41.48056°N 92.39306°W / 41.48056; -92.39306Coordinates: 41°28′50″N 92°23′35″W / 41.48056°N 92.39306°W / 41.48056; -92.39306
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Keokuk
Area[1]
 • Total 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Land 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 61
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 60
 • Density 871.4/sq mi (336.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50104
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-30540
GNIS feature ID 0456895

Gibson is a city in Keokuk County, Iowa, United States. The population was 61 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Gibson is located at 41°28′50″N 92°23′35″W / 41.48056°N 92.39306°W / 41.48056; -92.39306 (41.480571, -92.393031).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1960 77 —    
1970 80 +3.9%
1980 75 −6.2%
1990 63 −16.0%
2000 92 +46.0%
2010 61 −33.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 61 people, 28 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 871.4 inhabitants per square mile (336.4/km2). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 485.7 per square mile (187.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White and 1.6% Asian.

There were 28 households of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 17.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 32.1% 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 2.18 and the average family size was 2.72.

The median age in the city was 41.5 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 27.8% were from 45 to 64; and 18% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 92 people, 38 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,389.9 people per square mile (507.4/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 619.4 per square mile (226.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 38 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.4% were non-families. 44.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.60.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.7% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 6.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $45,625. Males had a median income of $21,094 versus $27,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,881. There were 9.5% of families and 6.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 7.5% of 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. ^ "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.