Victor, Iowa

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Victor, Iowa
City
Location of Victor, Iowa
Location of Victor, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°43′49″N 92°17′50″W / 41.73028°N 92.29722°W / 41.73028; -92.29722Coordinates: 41°43′49″N 92°17′50″W / 41.73028°N 92.29722°W / 41.73028; -92.29722
Country  United States
State  Iowa
Counties Iowa, Poweshiek
Area[1]
 • Total 0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)
 • Land 0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 810 ft (247 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 893
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 883
 • Density 1,822.4/sq mi (703.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52347
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-80805
GNIS feature ID 0462561

Victor is a town in Poweshiek and Iowa counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 893 in the 2010 census, a decline from the 952 population in the 2000 census.[4][5]

History[edit]

Snow covered street, Victor, Iowa created ca. 1870


Victor was laid out in the 1860s. The town was originally called Wilson, after George W. Wilson, who owned the town site.[6]

Geography[edit]

Victor is located at 41°43′49″N 92°17′50″W / 41.73028°N 92.29722°W / 41.73028; -92.29722 (41.730149, -92.297167).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.49 square miles (1.27 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Victor
population history
Census Pop.
1880 691
1890 616 −10.9%
1900 612 −0.6%
1910 640 4.6%
1920 802 25.3%
1930 794 −1.0%
1940 763 −3.9%
1950 741 −2.9%
1960 870 17.4%
1970 949 9.1%
1980 1,046 10.2%
1990 966 −7.6%
2000 952 −1.4%
2010 893 −6.2%
Iowa Data Center [5]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 893 people, 392 households, and 244 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,822.4 inhabitants per square mile (703.6/km2). There were 430 housing units at an average density of 877.6 per square mile (338.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.1% White, 0.1% African American, 0.3% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 0.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 392 households of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.8% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 41.4 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 29.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 952 people, 400 households, and 280 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,010.6 people per square mile (782.1/km²). There were 420 housing units at an average density of 887.0 per square mile (345.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.84% White, 0.21% African American, 0.53% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 400 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,542, and the median income for a family was $47,841. Males had a median income of $33,021 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,837. About 4.1% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Healthcare[edit]

Victor area residents have access to healthcare services at the Victor Health Center Clinic, located at 709 Second St. When hospitalization is required the closest and most convenient hospital for residents is Grinnell Regional Medical Center, located at 210 4th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa.

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. ^ "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. Retrieved 2011-09-06. 
  5. ^ a b "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Retrieved 2011-09-06. 
  6. ^ The History of Iowa County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Union Historical Company. 1881. p. 557. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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