Pilot Mound, Iowa

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Pilot Mound, Iowa
City
Location of Pilot Mound, Iowa
Location of Pilot Mound, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°9′45″N 94°0′52″W / 42.16250°N 94.01444°W / 42.16250; -94.01444Coordinates: 42°9′45″N 94°0′52″W / 42.16250°N 94.01444°W / 42.16250; -94.01444
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Township Pilot Mound
Area[1]
 • Total 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Land 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,109 ft (338 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 173
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 172
 • Density 176.5/sq mi (68.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50223
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-62850
GNIS feature ID 0460155

Pilot Mound is a city in Pilot Mound Township, Boone County, Iowa, United States. The population was 173 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Boone, Iowa Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is a part of the larger Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Pilot Mound was laid out as a town in 1881.[4]

Geography[edit]

Pilot Mound is located at 42°9′45″N 94°0′52″W / 42.16250°N 94.01444°W / 42.16250; -94.01444 (42.162554, -94.014372).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 315 —    
1910 347 +10.2%
1920 311 −10.4%
1930 274 −11.9%
1940 282 +2.9%
1950 246 −12.8%
1960 196 −20.3%
1970 214 +9.2%
1980 223 +4.2%
1990 199 −10.8%
2000 214 +7.5%
2010 173 −19.2%
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, 83 households, and 47 families residing in the city. The population density was 176.5 inhabitants per square mile (68.1/km2). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 101.0 per square mile (39.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.0% White, 2.3% African American, 0.6% Native American, and 1.2% from two or more races.

There were 83 households of which 20.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.4% were non-families. 36.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the city was 51.9 years. 15% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.6% were from 25 to 44; 34.1% were from 45 to 64; and 24.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.6% male and 47.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 214 people, 96 households, and 55 families residing in the city. The population density was 225.6 people per square mile (87.0/km²). There were 102 housing units at an average density of 107.5 per square mile (41.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.53% White and 0.47% Native American.

There were 96 households out of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.7% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 30.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 120.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,750, and the median income for a family was $35,313. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $22,031 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,414. About 4.9% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 14.5% 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. ^ Goldthwait, Nathan Edward (1914). History of Boone County, Iowa, Volume 1. Pioneer Publishing Company. p. 279. 
  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. 

External links[edit]

  • City-Data Comprehensive Statistical Data and more about Pilot Mound