Wesley, Iowa

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Wesley, Iowa
City
Motto: "Quality Life In The Heartland"[1]
Location of Wesley, Iowa
Location of Wesley, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°5′15″N 93°59′35″W / 43.08750°N 93.99306°W / 43.08750; -93.99306Coordinates: 43°5′15″N 93°59′35″W / 43.08750°N 93.99306°W / 43.08750; -93.99306
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Kossuth
Area[2]
 • Total 0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)
 • Land 0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,250 ft (381 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 390
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 382
 • Density 672.4/sq mi (259.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50483
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-83415
GNIS feature ID 0462798
Website City of Wesley, Iowa Website

Wesley is a city in Kossuth County, Iowa, United States. The population was 390 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Wesley was incorporated on April 13, 1892.[5]

Geography[edit]

Wesley is located at 43°5′15″N 93°59′35″W / 43.08750°N 93.99306°W / 43.08750; -93.99306 (43.087557, -93.993140).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1890 440 —    
1900 730 +65.9%
1910 457 −37.4%
1920 444 −2.8%
1930 462 +4.1%
1940 468 +1.3%
1950 509 +8.8%
1960 514 +1.0%
1970 548 +6.6%
1980 598 +9.1%
1990 444 −25.8%
2000 467 +5.2%
2010 390 −16.5%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 390 people, 171 households, and 110 families residing in the city. The population density was 672.4 inhabitants per square mile (259.6/km2). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 339.7 per square mile (131.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.5% White, 0.3% Asian, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 171 households of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.7% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% 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 2.84.

The median age in the city was 42.4 years. 22.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 24.1% were from 45 to 64; and 21.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.3% male and 47.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 467 people, 189 households, and 130 families residing in the city. The population density was 811.4 people per square mile (310.9/km²). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 347.5 per square mile (133.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.14% White, 0.86% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.86% of the population.

There were 189 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 103.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,688, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $30,568 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,225. About 6.3% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.6% of those under age 18 and 13.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Wesley, Iowa". City of Wesley, Iowa. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  5. ^ "Wesley, Iowa". City-Data.com. Retrieved August 31, 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. 
  8. ^ Showboat Fisher at Baseballreference.com

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