Liscomb, Iowa

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Liscomb, Iowa
City
Location of Liscomb, Iowa
Location of Liscomb, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°11′26″N 93°0′20″W / 42.19056°N 93.00556°W / 42.19056; -93.00556Coordinates: 42°11′26″N 93°0′20″W / 42.19056°N 93.00556°W / 42.19056; -93.00556
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Marshall
Area[1]
 • Total 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Land 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 301
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 304
 • Density 307.1/sq mi (118.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50148
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-45660
GNIS feature ID 0458430

Liscomb is a city in Marshall County, Iowa, United States. The population was 301 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Liscomb was platted in 1869. It was named for an official of the Iowa Central Railroad.[4]

Geography[edit]

Liscomb is located at 42°11′26″N 93°0′20″W / 42.19056°N 93.00556°W / 42.19056; -93.00556 (42.190610, -93.005662).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 452 —    
1890 313 −30.8%
1900 338 +8.0%
1910 354 +4.7%
1920 347 −2.0%
1930 326 −6.1%
1940 340 +4.3%
1950 278 −18.2%
1960 295 +6.1%
1970 328 +11.2%
1980 296 −9.8%
1990 258 −12.8%
2000 272 +5.4%
2010 301 +10.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 301 people, 118 households, and 82 families residing in the city. The population density was 307.1 inhabitants per square mile (118.6 /km2). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 129.6 per square mile (50.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.0% White, 3.0% Asian, 2.7% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 118 households of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.5% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 37.5 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 25.8% were from 45 to 64; and 15% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 272 people, 113 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 276.6 people per square mile (107.2/km²). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 127.1 per square mile (49.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.16% White, 0.37% Native American, and 1.47% from two or more races.

There were 113 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.00.

Age spread: 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $41,071. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,678. About 9.2% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.3% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ Battin, William (1912). Past and Present of Marshall County, Iowa, Volume 1. Brookhaven Press. p. 181. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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