Sheffield, Iowa

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Sheffield, Iowa
City
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Location of Sheffield, Iowa
Location of Sheffield, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°53′37″N 93°13′1″W / 42.89361°N 93.21694°W / 42.89361; -93.21694Coordinates: 42°53′37″N 93°13′1″W / 42.89361°N 93.21694°W / 42.89361; -93.21694
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 5.58 sq mi (14.45 km2)
 • Land 5.55 sq mi (14.37 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 1,076 ft (328 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,172
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,166
 • Density 211.2/sq mi (81.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50475
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-72210
GNIS feature ID 0461552
Website www.sheffieldiowa.com

Sheffield is a city in Franklin County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,172 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Sheffield was platted in 1874, and it was named for a personal friend of the founder's. Sheffield was incorporated in 1876.[4]

Geography[edit]

Sheffield is located at 42°53′37″N 93°13′1″W / 42.89361°N 93.21694°W / 42.89361; -93.21694 (42.893649, -93.217067).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.58 square miles (14.45 km2), of which, 5.55 square miles (14.37 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Buildings in downtown Sheffield
Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 307 —    
1890 610 +98.7%
1900 688 +12.8%
1910 824 +19.8%
1920 1,106 +34.2%
1930 1,057 −4.4%
1940 1,060 +0.3%
1950 1,163 +9.7%
1960 1,156 −0.6%
1970 1,070 −7.4%
1980 1,224 +14.4%
1990 1,174 −4.1%
2000 930 −20.8%
2010 1,172 +26.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,172 people, 480 households, and 323 families residing in the city. The population density was 211.2 inhabitants per square mile (81.5/km2). There were 510 housing units at an average density of 91.9 per square mile (35.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 480 households of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.7% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% 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 2.93.

The median age in the city was 44.6 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.3% were from 25 to 44; 26.6% were from 45 to 64; and 22.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 930 people, 369 households, and 259 families residing in the city. The population density was 167.4 people per square mile (64.7/km²). There were 397 housing units at an average density of 71.5 per square mile (27.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.14% White, 0.32% Asian, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 369 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.86.

23.4% are under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 25.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 84.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,594, and the median income for a family was $48,472. Males had a median income of $31,544 versus $22,237 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,980. About 3.6% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.9% of those under age 18 and 15.1% of those age 65 or over.

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