Lohrville, Iowa

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Lohrville, Iowa
City
Motto: Better Not Bigger
Location of Lohrville, Iowa
Location of Lohrville, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°16′7″N 94°32′52″W / 42.26861°N 94.54778°W / 42.26861; -94.54778Coordinates: 42°16′7″N 94°32′52″W / 42.26861°N 94.54778°W / 42.26861; -94.54778
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Calhoun
Area[1]
 • Total 2.14 sq mi (5.54 km2)
 • Land 2.14 sq mi (5.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,152 ft (351 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 368
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 356
 • Density 172.0/sq mi (66.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51453
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-46245
GNIS feature ID 0458570

Lohrville is a city in Calhoun County, Iowa, United States. The population was 368 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Lohrville had its start in the year 1881 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named for Jacob A. and Mary E. Lohr, who owned the land where the town was laid out.[4]

Geography[edit]

Lohrville is located at 42°16′7″N 94°32′52″W / 42.26861°N 94.54778°W / 42.26861; -94.54778 (42.268573, -94.547824).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.14 square miles (5.54 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1890 435 —    
1900 597 +37.2%
1910 674 +12.9%
1920 727 +7.9%
1930 776 +6.7%
1940 776 +0.0%
1950 698 −10.1%
1960 653 −6.4%
1970 553 −15.3%
1980 521 −5.8%
1990 453 −13.1%
2000 431 −4.9%
2010 368 −14.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 368 people, 167 households, and 95 families residing in the city. The population density was 172.0 inhabitants per square mile (66.4 /km2). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 90.7 per square mile (35.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 0.5% Native American, 0.8% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 167 households of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.1% were non-families. 38.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the city was 40.3 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 18.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 431 people, 193 households, and 109 families residing in the city. The population density was 109.8 people per square mile (42.5/km²). There were 215 housing units at an average density of 54.8 per square mile (21.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.30% White, 0.23% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.23% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.

There were 193 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.5% were non-families. 38.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,545, and the median income for a family was $45,208. Males had a median income of $27,308 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,655. About 9.3% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 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. ^ Stonebraker, Beaumont E. (1915). Past and Present of Calhoun County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 151. 
  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.