Lacona, Iowa

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Lacona, Iowa
City
Location of Lacona, Iowa
Location of Lacona, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°11′20″N 93°23′4″W / 41.18889°N 93.38444°W / 41.18889; -93.38444Coordinates: 41°11′20″N 93°23′4″W / 41.18889°N 93.38444°W / 41.18889; -93.38444
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Warren
Area[1]
 • Total 0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Land 0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 361
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 356
 • Density 1,002.8/sq mi (387.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50139
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-42285
GNIS feature ID 0458165

Lacona is a city in Warren County, Iowa, United States. The population was 361 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Lacona was laid out in 1856.[4] It was incorporated in 1881.[5]

Geography[edit]

Lacona is located at 41°11′20″N 93°23′04″W / 41.188897°N 93.384405°W / 41.188897; -93.384405 (41.188897, -93.384405).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 282 —    
1890 301 +6.7%
1900 496 +64.8%
1910 517 +4.2%
1920 502 −2.9%
1930 443 −11.8%
1940 424 −4.3%
1950 430 +1.4%
1960 396 −7.9%
1970 424 +7.1%
1980 376 −11.3%
1990 357 −5.1%
2000 360 +0.8%
2010 361 +0.3%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 361 people, 152 households, and 102 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,002.8 inhabitants per square mile (387.2/km2). There were 165 housing units at an average density of 458.3 per square mile (177.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.7% White and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 152 households of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.9% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the city was 37.6 years. 27.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 25.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 360 people, 151 households, and 97 families residing in the city. The population density was 993.2 people per square mile (386.1/km2). There were 159 housing units at an average density of 438.7 per square mile (170.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.61% White, 0.28% Asian, and 1.11% from two or more races.

There were 151 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $47,083. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $25,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,897. About 7.9% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ The History of Warren County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c, Volume 1. Higginson Book Company. 1879. p. 511. 
  5. ^ History of Warren County, Iowa: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1908. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. 1908. p. 358. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ CLEVENGER, Cliff, (1885 - 1960)