Gruver, Iowa

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Gruver, Iowa
City
Location of Gruver, Iowa
Location of Gruver, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°23′35″N 94°42′17″W / 43.39306°N 94.70472°W / 43.39306; -94.70472Coordinates: 43°23′35″N 94°42′17″W / 43.39306°N 94.70472°W / 43.39306; -94.70472
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Emmet
Area[1]
 • Total 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Land 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,302 ft (397 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 94
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 93
 • Density 723.1/sq mi (279.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51344
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-33240
GNIS feature ID 0457174

Gruver is a city in Emmet County, Iowa, United States. The population was 94 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Gruver was laid out in 1899. The town was called Luzon until 1900, when it the name was changed to Gruver.[4]

Geography[edit]

Gruver is located at 43°23′35″N 94°42′17″W / 43.39306°N 94.70472°W / 43.39306; -94.70472 (43.393113, -94.704719).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1920 118 —    
1930 126 +6.8%
1940 138 +9.5%
1950 135 −2.2%
1960 140 +3.7%
1970 135 −3.6%
1980 145 +7.4%
1990 102 −29.7%
2000 106 +3.9%
2010 94 −11.3%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 94 people, 38 households, and 24 families residing in the city. The population density was 723.1 inhabitants per square mile (279.2/km2). There were 40 housing units at an average density of 307.7 per square mile (118.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White and 2.1% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 38 households of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.8% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 32.5 years. 28.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 14.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.3% male and 44.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 106 people, 42 households, and 33 families residing in the city. The population density was 830.1 people per square mile (314.8/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 344.6 per square mile (130.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.83% of the population.

There were 42 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,125, and the median income for a family was $37,813. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,766. There were no families and 2.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 16.7% 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. ^ History of Emmet County and Dickinson County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. pp. 134–135. 
  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.