Lewis, Iowa

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Lewis, Iowa
City
Location of Lewis, Iowa
Location of Lewis, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°18′19″N 95°5′4″W / 41.30528°N 95.08444°W / 41.30528; -95.08444Coordinates: 41°18′19″N 95°5′4″W / 41.30528°N 95.08444°W / 41.30528; -95.08444
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cass
Area[1]
 • Total 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Land 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,181 ft (360 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 433
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 423
 • Density 866.0/sq mi (334.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51544
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-44805
GNIS feature ID 0458300

Lewis is a city in Cass County, Iowa, United States, along the East Nishnabotna River. The population was 433 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Lewis is located at 41°18′19″N 95°5′4″W / 41.30528°N 95.08444°W / 41.30528; -95.08444 (41.305277, -95.084514).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1870 400 —    
1880 550 +37.5%
1890 579 +5.3%
1900 613 +5.9%
1910 603 −1.6%
1920 607 +0.7%
1930 589 −3.0%
1940 557 −5.4%
1950 511 −8.3%
1960 501 −2.0%
1970 526 +5.0%
1980 497 −5.5%
1990 433 −12.9%
2000 438 +1.2%
2010 433 −1.1%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 433 people, 183 households, and 119 families residing in the city. The population density was 866.0 inhabitants per square mile (334.4 /km2). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 400.0 per square mile (154.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 1.2% Native American, 0.2% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 183 households of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.0% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the city was 45.8 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.1% were from 25 to 44; 37.2% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 438 people, 190 households, and 128 families residing in the city. The population density was 876.0 people per square mile (338.2/km²). There were 196 housing units at an average density of 392.0 per square mile (151.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.32% White, 0.23% Native American, 0.23% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 190 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,114, and the median income for a family was $36,563. Males had a median income of $29,219 versus $19,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,316. About 5.5% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.7% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives[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. ^ "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.