Rowan, Iowa

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Rowan, Iowa
City
Location of Rowan, Iowa
Location of Rowan, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°44′25″N 93°33′4″W / 42.74028°N 93.55111°W / 42.74028; -93.55111Coordinates: 42°44′25″N 93°33′4″W / 42.74028°N 93.55111°W / 42.74028; -93.55111
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Wright
Area[1]
 • Total 0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)
 • Land 0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,211 ft (369 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 158
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 156
 • Density 322.4/sq mi (124.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50470
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-69015
GNIS feature ID 0460836

Rowan is a city in Wright County, Iowa, United States. The population was 158 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Rowan is located at 42°44′25″N 93°33′4″W / 42.74028°N 93.55111°W / 42.74028; -93.55111 (42.740145, -93.551047).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.49 square miles (1.27 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 256 —    
1920 302 +18.0%
1930 330 +9.3%
1940 316 −4.2%
1950 304 −3.8%
1960 273 −10.2%
1970 231 −15.4%
1980 259 +12.1%
1990 189 −27.0%
2000 218 +15.3%
2010 158 −27.5%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 158 people, 67 households, and 44 families residing in the city. The population density was 322.4 inhabitants per square mile (124.5/km2). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 193.9 per square mile (74.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.5% of the population.

There were 67 households of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.3% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.75.

The median age in the city was 44 years. 19.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.6% were from 45 to 64; and 22.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.3% male and 43.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 218 people, 93 households, and 55 families residing in the city. The population density was 387.4 people per square mile (150.3/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 183.1 per square mile (71.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.20% White, 3.21% Native American, 3.67% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.88% of the population.

There were 93 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.8% were non-families. 37.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 28.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.14.

Age spread: 28.9% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 17.0% from 45 to 64, and 25.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $34,531. Males had a median income of $26,500 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,077. About 5.1% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 12.3% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Rowan is in the Belmond-Klemme Community School District. Other area schools include the CAL Community School. Belmond-Klemme has an enrollment of about 600 students. CAL (Latimer) has 300 students.

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. 

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