Linn Grove, Iowa

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Linn Grove, Iowa
City
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Location of Linn Grove, Iowa
Location of Linn Grove, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°53′33″N 95°14′31″W / 42.89250°N 95.24194°W / 42.89250; -95.24194Coordinates: 42°53′33″N 95°14′31″W / 42.89250°N 95.24194°W / 42.89250; -95.24194
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Buena Vista
Area[1]
 • Total 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Land 0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 1,276 ft (389 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 154
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 157
 • Density 265.5/sq mi (102.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51033
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-45480
GNIS feature ID 0458415

Linn Grove is a city in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States. The population was 154 at the 2010 census. The nearby Chan-Ya-Ta Site contains the remains of a 1000-year-old prehistoric village and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography[edit]

Linn Grove is located at 42°53′33″N 95°14′31″W / 42.89250°N 95.24194°W / 42.89250; -95.24194 (42.892537, -95.241992).[4] It is situated near the Little Sioux River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2), of which, 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1920 433 —    
1930 360 −16.9%
1940 402 +11.7%
1950 320 −20.4%
1960 330 +3.1%
1970 240 −27.3%
1980 205 −14.6%
1990 194 −5.4%
2000 211 +8.8%
2010 154 −27.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 154 people, 81 households, and 42 families residing in the city. The population density was 265.5 inhabitants per square mile (102.5 /km2). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 160.3 per square mile (61.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.6% African American, and 2.6% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.4% of the population.

There were 81 households of which 17.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.1% were non-families. 45.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.90 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the city was 51.7 years. 16.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 12.9% were from 25 to 44; 48.6% were from 45 to 64; and 16.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 211 people, 89 households, and 56 families residing in the city. The population density was 355.1 people per square mile (138.1/km²). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 166.6 per square mile (64.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.47% White, 8.53% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.53% of the population.

There were 89 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% 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 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $38,438. Males had a median income of $29,500 versus $24,167 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,945. About 3.1% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 4.2% of those sixty five or over.

Community[edit]

The local newspaper that covers events and news near Linn Grove is the Peterson Patriot.

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. 

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