Ricketts, Iowa

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Ricketts, Iowa
City
Location of Ricketts, Iowa
Location of Ricketts, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°7′46″N 95°34′28″W / 42.12944°N 95.57444°W / 42.12944; -95.57444Coordinates: 42°7′46″N 95°34′28″W / 42.12944°N 95.57444°W / 42.12944; -95.57444
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Crawford
Area[1]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,306 ft (398 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 145
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 147
 • Density 557.7/sq mi (215.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51460
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-66855
GNIS feature ID 0460626

Ricketts is a city in Crawford County, Iowa, United States, along the Middle Soldier River. The population was 145 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Ricketts is located at 42°7′46″N 95°34′28″W / 42.12944°N 95.57444°W / 42.12944; -95.57444 (42.129521, -95.574532).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1910 102 —    
1920 161 +57.8%
1930 157 −2.5%
1940 167 +6.4%
1950 166 −0.6%
1960 133 −19.9%
1970 141 +6.0%
1980 143 +1.4%
1990 122 −14.7%
2000 144 +18.0%
2010 145 +0.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 145 people, 48 households, and 37 families residing in the city. The population density was 557.7 inhabitants per square mile (215.3 /km2). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 211.5 per square mile (81.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.8% White and 6.2% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.3% of the population.

There were 48 households of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.9% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.46.

The median age in the city was 33.8 years. 35.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.7% were from 25 to 44; 22% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 144 people, 56 households, and 39 families residing in the city. The population density was 564.6 people per square mile (213.8/km²). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 239.2 per square mile (90.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.31% White, 0.69% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.39% of the population.

There were 56 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.9% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 12.5% from 45 to 64, and 25.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $24,688 versus $12,292 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,017. There were 8.3% of families and 12.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 25.0% of under eighteens and 6.1% of those over 64.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.