Marcus, Iowa

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Marcus, Iowa
City
Location of Marcus, Iowa
Location of Marcus, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°49′22″N 95°48′18″W / 42.82278°N 95.80500°W / 42.82278; -95.80500Coordinates: 42°49′22″N 95°48′18″W / 42.82278°N 95.80500°W / 42.82278; -95.80500
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cherokee
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Mayor Darrell J. Downs
Area[1]
 • Total 1.54 sq mi (3.99 km2)
 • Land 1.54 sq mi (3.99 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,460 ft (445 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,117
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,103
 • Density 725.3/sq mi (280.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51035
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-49350
GNIS feature ID 0458799
Website City of Marcus

Marcus is a city in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,117 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The first building in Marcus was erected in 1871.[5] Marcus was incorporated on May 15, 1882.[4]

Geography[edit]

Marcus is located at 42°49′22″N 95°48′18″W / 42.82278°N 95.80500°W / 42.82278; -95.80500 (42.822892, -95.804894).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.54 square miles (3.99 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Marcus
population history
Census Pop.
1880 171
1890 671 292.4%
1900 718 7.0%
1910 896 24.8%
1920 1,091 21.8%
1930 1,138 4.3%
1940 1,206 6.0%
1950 1,263 4.7%
1960 1,307 3.5%
1970 1,272 −2.7%
1980 1,206 −5.2%
1990 1,171 −2.9%
2000 1,139 −2.7%
2010 1,117 −1.9%
Iowa Data Center[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,117 people, 494 households, and 310 families residing in the city. The population density was 725.3 inhabitants per square mile (280.0/km2). There were 548 housing units at an average density of 355.8 per square mile (137.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.0% White, 1.3% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 494 households of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.2% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.9% 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 2.78.

The median age in the city was 48.5 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.7% were from 25 to 44; 28.6% were from 45 to 64; and 26.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 1,139 people, 477 households, and 300 families residing in the city. The population density was 658.4 people per square mile (254.2/km²). There were 533 housing units at an average density of 308.1 per square mile (119.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.42% White, 0.35% Native American, 0.61% Asian, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.44% of the population.

There were 477 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.94.

Age spread: 22.7% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 28.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,604, and the median income for a family was $45,500. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,381. About 6.4% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ a b "Marcus Iowa". City-Data.com. Retrieved September 25, 2012. 
  5. ^ History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth. Western Publishing Company. 1882. p. 274. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Retrieved 2011-06-11. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  9. ^ "Idaho Governor Robert E. Smylie". National Governors Association. Retrieved September 25, 2012. 

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