Kingsley, Iowa

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Kingsley, Iowa
City
Location of Kingsley, Iowa
Location of Kingsley, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°35′21″N 95°58′6″W / 42.58917°N 95.96833°W / 42.58917; -95.96833Coordinates: 42°35′21″N 95°58′6″W / 42.58917°N 95.96833°W / 42.58917; -95.96833
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Plymouth
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Mayor Rick Bohle[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Land 1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,257 ft (383 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,411
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,393
 • Density 876.4/sq mi (338.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51028
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-41385
GNIS feature ID 0458095
Website City of Kingsley

Kingsley is a city in Plymouth County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,411 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Kingsley is located at 42°35′21″N 95°58′6″W / 42.58917°N 95.96833°W / 42.58917; -95.96833 (42.589178, -95.968280).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.61 square miles (4.17 km2), all of it land.[2]

Kingsley is located on the edge of the unique land form region called the Loess Hills.

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1890 649 —    
1900 720 +10.9%
1910 977 +35.7%
1920 1,072 +9.7%
1930 1,093 +2.0%
1940 1,145 +4.8%
1950 1,098 −4.1%
1960 1,044 −4.9%
1970 1,097 +5.1%
1980 1,209 +10.2%
1990 1,129 −6.6%
2000 1,245 +10.3%
2010 1,411 +13.3%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,411 people, 563 households, and 373 families residing in the city. The population density was 876.4 inhabitants per square mile (338.4 /km2). There were 610 housing units at an average density of 378.9 per square mile (146.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.6% Pacific Islander, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 563 households of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.7% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 41.2 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 21.5% were from 45 to 64; and 24.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,245 people, 524 households, and 344 families residing in the city. The population density was 777.3 people per square mile (300.4/km²). There were 569 housing units at an average density of 355.3 per square mile (137.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.47% White, 0.24% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.32% of the population.

There were 524 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.92.

24.7% were under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 26.8% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,697, and the median income for a family was $41,513. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $24,844 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,052. About 4.4% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.2% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.

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