Little Rock, Iowa

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Little Rock, Iowa
City
Location of Little Rock, Iowa
Location of Little Rock, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°26′33″N 95°53′2″W / 43.44250°N 95.88389°W / 43.44250; -95.88389Coordinates: 43°26′33″N 95°53′2″W / 43.44250°N 95.88389°W / 43.44250; -95.88389
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Lyon
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Mayor Jeff Kruse
Area[1]
 • Total 0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Land 0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,490 ft (454 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 459
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 458
 • Density 573.8/sq mi (221.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51243
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-45795
GNIS feature ID 0458498
Website City of Little Rock

Little Rock is a city in Lyon County, Iowa, United States, along the Little Rock River. The population was 459 at the 2010 census. The zip code for Little Rock is 51243.

Geography[edit]

Little Rock is located at 43°26′33″N 95°53′2″W / 43.44250°N 95.88389°W / 43.44250; -95.88389 (43.442628, -95.883931).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.80 square miles (2.07 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 399 —    
1910 471 +18.0%
1920 573 +21.7%
1930 585 +2.1%
1940 633 +8.2%
1950 533 −15.8%
1960 564 +5.8%
1970 531 −5.9%
1980 490 −7.7%
1990 493 +0.6%
2000 489 −0.8%
2010 459 −6.1%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 459 people, 195 households, and 129 families residing in the city. The population density was 573.8 inhabitants per square mile (221.5 /km2). There were 221 housing units at an average density of 276.3 per square mile (106.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.8% White and 0.2% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 195 households of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.8% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 41.8 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 21.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 489 people, 208 households, and 133 families residing in the city. The population density was 627.9 people per square mile (242.1/km²). There were 232 housing units at an average density of 297.9 per square mile (114.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.59% White and 0.41% Asian.

There were 208 households out of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.98.

24.3% were under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 26.0% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 87.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,667, and the median income for a family was $38,571. Males had a median income of $26,000 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,514. About 4.3% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Tyler Starr - linebacker, drafted 255th overall in the 7th round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons

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.