Swaledale, Iowa

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Swaledale, Iowa
City
Location of Swaledale, Iowa
Location of Swaledale, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°58′41″N 93°18′56″W / 42.97806°N 93.31556°W / 42.97806; -93.31556Coordinates: 42°58′41″N 93°18′56″W / 42.97806°N 93.31556°W / 42.97806; -93.31556
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Cerro Gordo
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,152 ft (351 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 165
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 164
 • Density 660.0/sq mi (254.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50477
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-76620
GNIS feature ID 0462129

Swaledale is a city in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States. The population was 165 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Mason City Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Swaledale is located at 42°58′41″N 93°18′56″W / 42.97806°N 93.31556°W / 42.97806; -93.31556 (42.977956, -93.315537).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1900 240 —    
1910 235 −2.1%
1920 200 −14.9%
1930 178 −11.0%
1940 204 +14.6%
1950 205 +0.5%
1960 217 +5.9%
1970 222 +2.3%
1980 186 −16.2%
1990 190 +2.2%
2000 174 −8.4%
2010 165 −5.2%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 165 people, 77 households, and 46 families residing in the city. The population density was 660.0 inhabitants per square mile (254.8 /km2). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 332.0 per square mile (128.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White and 2.4% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

There were 77 households of which 22.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.3% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the city was 48.4 years. 20% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 24.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 174 people, 75 households, and 48 families residing in the city. The population density was 682.9 people per square mile (268.7/km²). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 325.8 per square mile (128.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 75 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,906, and the median income for a family was $34,167. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,710. About 4.2% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.4% of those under the age of eighteen and none 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. ^ "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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