Sutherland, Iowa

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Sutherland, Iowa
City
Location of Sutherland, Iowa
Location of Sutherland, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°58′21″N 95°29′49″W / 42.97250°N 95.49694°W / 42.97250; -95.49694Coordinates: 42°58′21″N 95°29′49″W / 42.97250°N 95.49694°W / 42.97250; -95.49694
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County O'Brien
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.87 sq mi (2.25 km2)
 • Land 0.87 sq mi (2.25 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,427 ft (435 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 649
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 633
 • Density 746.0/sq mi (288.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51058
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-76485
GNIS feature ID 0462123
Website City of Sutherland

Sutherland is a city in O'Brien County, Iowa, United States. The population was 649 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Sutherland was founded about 1882. It was named after the Duke of Sutherland.[4]

Geography[edit]

Sutherland is located at 42°58′21″N 95°29′49″W / 42.972364°N 95.496923°W / 42.972364; -95.496923 (42.972364, -95.496923).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.87 square miles (2.25 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 490
1900 722 47.3%
1910 664 −8.0%
1920 876 31.9%
1930 802 −8.4%
1940 875 9.1%
1950 835 −4.6%
1960 883 5.7%
1970 875 −0.9%
1980 897 2.5%
1990 714 −20.4%
2000 707 −1.0%
2010 649 −8.2%
Iowa Data Center[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 649 people, 293 households, and 176 families residing in the city. The population density was 746.0 inhabitants per square mile (288.0/km2). There were 353 housing units at an average density of 405.7 per square mile (156.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.2% African American, 0.6% Native American, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 293 households of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.9% were non-families. 36.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the city was 50.4 years. 19.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 25.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 707 people, 315 households, and 200 families residing in the city. The population density was 810.2 people per square mile (313.8/km2). There were 348 housing units at an average density of 398.8 per square mile (154.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.44% White, 0.14% African American, 0.71% Native American, 0.28% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 315 households out of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 20.5% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 31.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 87.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,985, and the median income for a family was $39,250. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $19,432 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,345. About 2.0% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.6% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Sutherland is served by the South O'Brien Community School District.[8]

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ Past and Present of O'Brien and Osceola Counties, Iowa, Volume 1. B. F. Bowen. 1914. p. 448. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Retrieved March 26, 2011. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ "South O'Brien Community School District". South O'Brien Community School District. Retrieved January 21, 2012.