Westside, Iowa

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Westside, Iowa
City
Location of Westside, Iowa
Location of Westside, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°4′31″N 95°6′1″W / 42.07528°N 95.10028°W / 42.07528; -95.10028Coordinates: 42°4′31″N 95°6′1″W / 42.07528°N 95.10028°W / 42.07528; -95.10028
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Crawford
Area[1]
 • Total 1.47 sq mi (3.81 km2)
 • Land 1.47 sq mi (3.81 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,394 ft (425 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 299
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 305
 • Density 203.4/sq mi (78.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51467
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-84630
GNIS feature ID 0462948

Westside is a city in Crawford County, Iowa, United States. The population was 299 at the 2010 census. It takes its name from the fact that it is just slightly to the west of the divide between the Mississippi and Missouri river watersheds.

History[edit]

Westside was laid out in 1872.[4]

Geography[edit]

Westside is located at 42°04′31″N 95°06′01″W / 42.075229°N 95.100227°W / 42.075229; -95.100227 (42.075229, -95.100227).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.47 square miles (3.81 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1880 446 —    
1890 448 +0.4%
1900 396 −11.6%
1910 367 −7.3%
1920 405 +10.4%
1930 341 −15.8%
1940 373 +9.4%
1950 393 +5.4%
1960 367 −6.6%
1970 389 +6.0%
1980 387 −0.5%
1990 348 −10.1%
2000 327 −6.0%
2010 299 −8.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 299 people, 143 households, and 91 families residing in the city. The population density was 203.4 inhabitants per square mile (78.5 /km2). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 102.0 per square mile (39.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.3% White, 0.3% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 143 households of which 21.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.4% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.60.

The median age in the city was 52.3 years. 17.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.8% were from 45 to 64; and 30.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 327 people, 146 households, and 109 families residing in the city. The population density was 220.8 people per square mile (85.3/km2). There were 154 housing units at an average density of 104.0 per square mile (40.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 146 households out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 2.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.60.

19.9% are under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 25.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,250, and the median income for a family was $40,357. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $31,545. About 2.5% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or 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. ^ History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth. Western Publishing Company. 1882. p. 481. 
  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.