Iona, Minnesota

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Iona, Minnesota
City
Location of Iona, Minnesota
Location of Iona, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°54′54″N 95°47′7″W / 43.91500°N 95.78528°W / 43.91500; -95.78528
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Murray
Government
 • Type Mayor - Council
 • Mayor Marlene Brown
Area[1]
 • Total 0.77 sq mi (1.99 km2)
 • Land 0.77 sq mi (1.99 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,634 ft (498 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 137
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 134
 • Density 177.9/sq mi (68.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56141
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-31094[4]
GNIS feature ID 0645439[5]

Iona is a city in Murray County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 137 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.77 square miles (1.99 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 358
1910 300 −16.2%
1920 365 21.7%
1930 321 −12.1%
1940 365 13.7%
1950 355 −2.7%
1960 328 −7.6%
1970 260 −20.7%
1980 248 −4.6%
1990 158 −36.3%
2000 173 9.5%
2010 137 −20.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 137 people, 71 households, and 36 families residing in the city. The population density was 177.9 inhabitants per square mile (68.7 /km2). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 114.3 per square mile (44.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 71 households of which 18.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 49.3% were non-families. 45.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.93 and the average family size was 2.72.

The median age in the city was 51.6 years. 16.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 11.6% were from 25 to 44; 43.7% were from 45 to 64; and 20.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 43.1% male and 56.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 173 people, 80 households, and 44 families residing in the city. The population density was 219.9 people per square mile (84.6/km²). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 115.6 per square mile (44.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.95% White, 1.16% Asian, 0.58% Pacific Islander, and 2.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.31% of the population.

There were 80 households out of which 18.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.0% were non-families. 38.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 24.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 78.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,625, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $19,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,746. About 8.3% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.2% of those sixty five or over.

History[edit]

Iona was incorporated as a village on January 22, 1896 and was named after the Scottish island of Iona.

Politics[edit]

Iona is located in Minnesota's 1st congressional district, represented by Mankato educator Tim Walz, a Democrat. At the state level, Iona is located in Senate District 22, represented by Republican Doug Magnus, and in House District 22A, represented by Republican Joe Schomacker.

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Coordinates: 43°54′56″N 95°47′03″W / 43.91556°N 95.78417°W / 43.91556; -95.78417