Wall Lake, Iowa

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Wall Lake, Iowa
City
Location of Wall Lake, Iowa
Location of Wall Lake, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°16′16″N 95°5′30″W / 42.27111°N 95.09167°W / 42.27111; -95.09167Coordinates: 42°16′16″N 95°5′30″W / 42.27111°N 95.09167°W / 42.27111; -95.09167
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Sac
Area[1]
 • Total 1.23 sq mi (3.19 km2)
 • Land 1.23 sq mi (3.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,257 ft (383 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 819
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 809
 • Density 665.9/sq mi (257.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51466
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-82020
GNIS feature ID 0462614
Website http://www.walllake.com

Wall Lake is a city in Sac County, Iowa, United States. The population was 819 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Wall Lake was platted in 1877.[4]

Geography[edit]

Wall Lake is located at 42°16′16″N 95°5′30″W / 42.27111°N 95.09167°W / 42.27111; -95.09167 (42.271141, -95.091724).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.23 square miles (3.19 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1880 208 —    
1890 439 +111.1%
1900 659 +50.1%
1910 561 −14.9%
1920 737 +31.4%
1930 749 +1.6%
1940 762 +1.7%
1950 753 −1.2%
1960 812 +7.8%
1970 936 +15.3%
1980 892 −4.7%
1990 875 −1.9%
2000 841 −3.9%
2010 819 −2.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 819 people, 335 households, and 217 families residing in the city. The population density was 665.9 inhabitants per square mile (257.1 /km2). There were 366 housing units at an average density of 297.6 per square mile (114.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.8% White, 0.1% Asian, and 0.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.1% of the population.

There were 335 households of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.2% were non-families. 32.8% 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 2.25 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the city was 49.3 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.1% were from 25 to 44; 25.2% were from 45 to 64; and 28.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.9% male and 54.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 841 people, 322 households, and 216 families residing in the city. The population density was 776.2 people per square mile (300.7/km²). There were 338 housing units at an average density of 311.9 per square mile (120.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.22% White, 0.12% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.12% Asian, and 1.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.12% of the population.

There were 322 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 25.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $27,386 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,390. About 7.2% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.8% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

See also[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. ^ History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth. Western Publishing Company. 1882. p. 534. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.