Masonville, Iowa

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Masonville, Iowa
City
Location of Masonville, Iowa
Location of Masonville, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°28′47″N 91°35′26″W / 42.47972°N 91.59056°W / 42.47972; -91.59056Coordinates: 42°28′47″N 91°35′26″W / 42.47972°N 91.59056°W / 42.47972; -91.59056
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Delaware
Area[1]
 • Total 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Land 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 127
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 126
 • Density 384.8/sq mi (148.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50654
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-50205
GNIS feature ID 0458848

Masonville is a city in Delaware County, Iowa, United States. The population was 127 at the 2010 census. The city is located on the western border between Delaware and Buchanan counties.

History[edit]

Masonville was laid out in 1858. It was named for businessman R. B. Mason.[4]

Geography[edit]

Masonville is located at 42°28′47″N 91°35′26″W / 42.47972°N 91.59056°W / 42.47972; -91.59056 (42.479755, -91.590591).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 282 —    
1920 250 −11.3%
1930 207 −17.2%
1940 176 −15.0%
1950 133 −24.4%
1960 168 +26.3%
1970 147 −12.5%
1980 150 +2.0%
1990 129 −14.0%
2000 104 −19.4%
2010 127 +22.1%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 127 people, 55 households, and 36 families residing in the city. The population density was 384.8 inhabitants per square mile (148.6/km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 172.7 per square mile (66.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 55 households of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.5% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 24.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 32.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 104 people, 49 households, and 32 families residing in the city. The population density was 315.3 people per square mile (121.7/km²). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 166.8 per square mile (64.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.04% White, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.81% of the population.

There were 49 households out of which 18.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 18.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.42.

In the city the population was spread out with 14.4% under the age of 18, 18.3% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 67.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,000, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $30,313 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,166. There were 3.0% of families and 5.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 15.4% of those over 64.

Notable natives[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. ^ The History of Delaware County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 554. 
  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.