Logan, Iowa

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Logan, Iowa
City
Location of Logan within Harrison County and Iowa
Location of Logan within Harrison County and Iowa
Coordinates: 41°38′41″N 95°47′24″W / 41.64472°N 95.79000°W / 41.64472; -95.79000Coordinates: 41°38′41″N 95°47′24″W / 41.64472°N 95.79000°W / 41.64472; -95.79000
Country United States
State Iowa
County Harrison
Incorporated April 22, 1876 [1]
Government
 • Mayor Randy Fetter [2]
Area[3]
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,086 ft (331 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 1,534
 • Estimate (2012[5]) 1,492
 • Density 1,500/sq mi (590/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 51546, 51550
Area code 712
FIPS code 19-46155
GNIS feature ID 0458561

Logan is a city and county seat of Harrison County, Iowa, United States, along the Boyer River. The population was 1,534 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

In 1867, Logan was built when the Chicago and North Western Railway was built through the area.[6] Henry Reel founded Logan in 1867, naming it in honor of General John A. Logan, a favorite army officer.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Logan's longitude and latitude coordinates in decimal form are 41.644614, -95.789931.[7] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 644 —    
1890 827 +28.4%
1900 1,377 +66.5%
1910 1,453 +5.5%
1920 1,637 +12.7%
1930 1,654 +1.0%
1940 1,700 +2.8%
1950 1,550 −8.8%
1960 1,605 +3.5%
1970 1,526 −4.9%
1980 1,540 +0.9%
1990 1,401 −9.0%
2000 1,545 +10.3%
2010 1,534 −0.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 1,534 people, 595 households, and 397 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,534.0 inhabitants per square mile (592.3 /km2). There were 649 housing units at an average density of 649.0 per square mile (250.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 595 households of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 27.2% 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 2.49 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the city was 38.5 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 24.9% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 1,545 people, 608 households, and 395 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,522.8 people per square mile (590.6/km²). There were 660 housing units at an average density of 650.5 per square mile (252.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.29% White, 0.13% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 608 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.09.

Age spread: 27.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,455, and the median income for a family was $44,375. Males had a median income of $30,347 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,709. About 5.6% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.0% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Logan, Iowa". City-Data. Retrieved May 14, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Harrison County Development Corporation". Harrison County, IA. Retrieved 2008-12-13. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  5. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  6. ^ History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth. Western Publishing Company. 1882. p. 315. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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