Truesdale, Iowa

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Truesdale, Iowa
City
Location of Truesdale, Iowa
Location of Truesdale, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°43′43″N 95°10′59″W / 42.72861°N 95.18306°W / 42.72861; -95.18306Coordinates: 42°43′43″N 95°10′59″W / 42.72861°N 95.18306°W / 42.72861; -95.18306
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Buena Vista
Area[1]
 • Total 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Land 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,368 ft (417 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 81
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 83
 • Density 578.6/sq mi (223.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50592
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-79095
GNIS feature ID 0462348

Truesdale is a city in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States. The population was 81 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Truesdale is located at 42°43′43″N 95°10′59″W / 42.72861°N 95.18306°W / 42.72861; -95.18306 (42.728665, -95.183036).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1920 113 —    
1930 116 +2.7%
1940 135 +16.4%
1950 158 +17.0%
1960 153 −3.2%
1970 132 −13.7%
1980 128 −3.0%
1990 132 +3.1%
2000 91 −31.1%
2010 81 −11.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 81 people, 37 households, and 24 families residing in the city. The population density was 578.6 inhabitants per square mile (223.4 /km2). There were 40 housing units at an average density of 285.7 per square mile (110.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White and 1.2% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 37 households of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.1% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the city was 47.8 years. 18.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.7% were from 25 to 44; 42% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.8% male and 43.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 91 people, 39 households, and 26 families residing in the city. The population density was 649.3 people per square mile (251.0/km²). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 335.4 per square mile (129.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 39 households out of which 17.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.6% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city the population was spread out with 15.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 111.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,063, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $17,188 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,410. There were no families and 4.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 15.4% of those over 64.

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.