Modale, Iowa

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Modale, Iowa
City
Downtown Modale, Iowa
Downtown Modale, Iowa
Location of Modale, Iowa
Location of Modale, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°37′12″N 96°0′40″W / 41.62000°N 96.01111°W / 41.62000; -96.01111Coordinates: 41°37′12″N 96°0′40″W / 41.62000°N 96.01111°W / 41.62000; -96.01111
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Harrison
Area[1]
 • Total 1.05 sq mi (2.72 km2)
 • Land 1.05 sq mi (2.72 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 283
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 276
 • Density 269.5/sq mi (104.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51556
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-52995
GNIS feature ID 0459158

Modale is a city in Harrison County, Iowa, United States. The population was 283 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Modale was laid out in 1872 by Benjamin Martin, who named his settlement Martinsville. However, local residents had long referred to the area as Modale, short for "Missouri Dale". The name Modale was further fixed when the railway gave the train depot the name of Modale.[4]

Geography[edit]

Modale is located at 41°37′12″N 96°0′40″W / 41.62000°N 96.01111°W / 41.62000; -96.01111 (41.620083, -96.011221).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.05 square miles (2.72 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1890 288 —    
1900 383 +33.0%
1910 387 +1.0%
1920 381 −1.6%
1930 359 −5.8%
1940 385 +7.2%
1950 283 −26.5%
1960 276 −2.5%
1970 297 +7.6%
1980 373 +25.6%
1990 289 −22.5%
2000 303 +4.8%
2010 283 −6.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 283 people, 116 households, and 74 families residing in the city. The population density was 269.5 inhabitants per square mile (104.1 /km2). There were 146 housing units at an average density of 139.0 per square mile (53.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.7% Native American, 0.7% Asian, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 116 households of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.2% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 303 people, 139 households, and 89 families residing in the city. The population density was 280.0 people per square mile (108.3/km²). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 143.3 per square mile (55.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.05% White, 1.32% Native American, and 3.63% from two or more races.

There were 139 households out of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.74.

Age/Gender Breakdown: 22.1% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 110.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,688, and the median income for a family was $39,432. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,111. About 6.7% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.5% of those sixty five 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. ^ History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth. Western Publishing Company. 1882. p. 298. 
  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.