Little Sioux, Iowa

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Little Sioux, Iowa
City
Location of Little Sioux, Iowa
Location of Little Sioux, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°48′33″N 96°1′21″W / 41.80917°N 96.02250°W / 41.80917; -96.02250Coordinates: 41°48′33″N 96°1′21″W / 41.80917°N 96.02250°W / 41.80917; -96.02250
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Harrison
Area[1]
 • Total 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,037 ft (316 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 170
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 166
 • Density 459.5/sq mi (177.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51545
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-45840
GNIS feature ID 0458504

Little Sioux is a city in Harrison County, Iowa, United States. The population was 170 at the 2010 census. The city is most known for Little Sioux Scout Ranch of the Boy Scouts of America.

History[edit]

Little Sioux was laid out in 1855.[4]

Geography[edit]

Little Sioux is located at 41°48′33″N 96°1′21″W / 41.80917°N 96.02250°W / 41.80917; -96.02250 (41.809169, -96.022556).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1880 369 —    
1890 400 +8.4%
1900 427 +6.7%
1910 390 −8.7%
1920 436 +11.8%
1930 400 −8.3%
1940 434 +8.5%
1950 349 −19.6%
1960 295 −15.5%
1970 239 −19.0%
1980 251 +5.0%
1990 205 −18.3%
2000 217 +5.9%
2010 170 −21.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 170 people, 78 households, and 51 families residing in the city. The population density was 459.5 inhabitants per square mile (177.4 /km2). There were 108 housing units at an average density of 291.9 per square mile (112.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 78 households of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.6% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.67.

The median age in the city was 48.5 years. 17.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.9% were from 25 to 44; 38.9% were from 45 to 64; and 19.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.4% male and 47.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 217 people, 96 households, and 62 families residing in the city. The population density was 620.2 people per square mile (239.4/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 317.2 per square mile (122.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.54% White, 0.46% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.46% of the population.

There were 96 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,583, and the median income for a family was $29,750. Males had a median income of $27,321 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,410. About 13.4% of families and 17.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 21.2% 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. ^ History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth. Western Publishing Company. 1882. p. 306. 
  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.