Thurman, Iowa

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Thurman, Iowa
City
Location of Thurman, Iowa
Location of Thurman, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°49′13″N 95°45′4″W / 40.82028°N 95.75111°W / 40.82028; -95.75111Coordinates: 40°49′13″N 95°45′4″W / 40.82028°N 95.75111°W / 40.82028; -95.75111
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Fremont
Area[1]
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 978 ft (298 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 229
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 222
 • Density 408.9/sq mi (157.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51654
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-77970
GNIS feature ID 0462237

Thurman is a place in Fremont County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 229.[4]

History[edit]

Tornado of 2012[edit]

On April 14, 2012, a half-mile wide EF2 tornado struck Thurman causing no serious injuries or deaths.[5]

Geography[edit]

Thurman is located at 40°49′13″N 95°45′4″W / 40.82028°N 95.75111°W / 40.82028; -95.75111 (40.820391, -95.751124).[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1880 378 —    
1890 395 +4.5%
1900 409 +3.5%
1910 336 −17.8%
1920 341 +1.5%
1930 388 +13.8%
1940 325 −16.2%
1950 284 −12.6%
1960 268 −5.6%
1970 230 −14.2%
1980 221 −3.9%
1990 239 +8.1%
2000 236 −1.3%
2010 229 −3.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 229 people, 80 households, and 60 families residing in the city. The population density was 408.9 inhabitants per square mile (157.9 /km2). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 162.5 per square mile (62.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.4% African American, and 2.2% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 80 households of which 43.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.0% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.28.

The median age in the city was 34.2 years. 33.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.1% were from 45 to 64; and 8.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 236 people, 81 households, and 60 families residing in the city. The population density was 424.1 people per square mile (162.7/km²). There were 90 housing units at an average density of 161.7 per square mile (62.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.15% White, 0.42% Native American, 0.42% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.69% of the population.

There were 81 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.38.

33.5% are under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,583, and the median income for a family was $38,438. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,851. About 7.0% of families and 16.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 52.6% 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. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 
  5. ^ Three girls among Oklahoma tornado dead, clean-up underway; Omaha World-Herald; April 15, 2012.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.