Oakville, Iowa

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Oakville, Iowa
City
Location of Oakville, Iowa
Location of Oakville, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°5′52″N 91°2′37″W / 41.09778°N 91.04361°W / 41.09778; -91.04361Coordinates: 41°5′52″N 91°2′37″W / 41.09778°N 91.04361°W / 41.09778; -91.04361
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Louisa
Area[1]
 • Total 0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 541 ft (165 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 173
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 171
 • Density 411.9/sq mi (159.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52646
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-58395
GNIS feature ID 0459778

Oakville is a city in Louisa County, Iowa, United States. The population was 173 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Oakville was laid out in 1891.[4]

Geography[edit]

Oakville is located at 41°5′52″N 91°2′37″W / 41.09778°N 91.04361°W / 41.09778; -91.04361 (41.097853, -91.043625).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), of which, 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1910 389 —    
1920 466 +19.8%
1930 389 −16.5%
1940 391 +0.5%
1950 360 −7.9%
1960 346 −3.9%
1970 369 +6.6%
1980 470 +27.4%
1990 442 −6.0%
2000 439 −0.7%
2010 173 −60.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 173 people, 62 households, and 42 families residing in the city. The population density was 411.9 inhabitants per square mile (159.0 /km2). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 226.2 per square mile (87.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.6% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 62 households of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.3% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.3% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.36.

The median age in the city was 28.3 years. 37% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.9% were from 25 to 44; 20.3% were from 45 to 64; and 9.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 439 people, 179 households, and 119 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,044.8 people per square mile (403.6/km²). There were 193 housing units at an average density of 459.3 per square mile (177.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.32% White, 0.46% Asian, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 179 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,018, and the median income for a family was $32,250. Males had a median income of $31,346 versus $21,389 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,276. About 3.0% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

June 2008 flooding[edit]

A house in Oakville sits surrounded by water, after the Iowa River burst its banks.

Due to the catastrophic statewide major flooding of June 2008, the recovery of the city is under question.[7]

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. ^ Springer, Arthur (1912). History of Louisa County, Iowa, from Its Earliest Settlement to 1912, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 319. 
  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. 
  7. ^ NPR.org