Milo, Iowa

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Milo, Iowa
City
Streetside in Milo
Streetside in Milo
Location of Milo, Iowa
Location of Milo, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°17′18″N 93°26′24″W / 41.28833°N 93.44000°W / 41.28833; -93.44000Coordinates: 41°17′18″N 93°26′24″W / 41.28833°N 93.44000°W / 41.28833; -93.44000
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Warren
Area[1]
 • Total 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Land 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 775
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 769
 • Density 1,250.0/sq mi (482.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50166
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-52455
GNIS feature ID 0459118

Milo is a city in Warren County, Iowa, United States. The population was 775 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Milo had its start in the year 1878 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

Milo is located at 41°17′18″N 93°26′24″W / 41.28833°N 93.44000°W / 41.28833; -93.44000 (41.288213, -93.440001).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.61 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1880 100 —    
1890 318 +218.0%
1900 585 +84.0%
1910 519 −11.3%
1920 560 +7.9%
1930 542 −3.2%
1940 528 −2.6%
1950 525 −0.6%
1960 468 −10.9%
1970 561 +19.9%
1980 778 +38.7%
1990 864 +11.1%
2000 839 −2.9%
2010 775 −7.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 775 people, 300 households, and 217 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,250.0 inhabitants per square mile (482.6 /km2). There were 327 housing units at an average density of 527.4 per square mile (203.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 300 households of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.7% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the city was 37 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 23% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 891 people, 312 households, and 242 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,353.2 people per square mile (522.5/km²). There were 328 housing units at an average density of 529.0 per square mile (204.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.52% White, 0.12% Native American, and 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.12% of the population.

There were 312 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,927, and the median income for a family was $46,125. Males had a median income of $32,153 versus $24,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,263. About 4.9% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 8.9% 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. ^ The History of Warren County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c, Volume 1. Higginson Book Company. 1879. p. 510. 
  5. ^ History of Warren County, Iowa: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1908. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. 1908. p. 299. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.