Woolstock, Iowa

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Woolstock, Iowa
City
Location of Woolstock, Iowa
Location of Woolstock, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°34′0″N 93°50′42″W / 42.56667°N 93.84500°W / 42.56667; -93.84500Coordinates: 42°34′0″N 93°50′42″W / 42.56667°N 93.84500°W / 42.56667; -93.84500
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Wright
Area[1]
 • Total 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Land 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,109 ft (338 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 168
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 166
 • Density 158.5/sq mi (61.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50599
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-87015
GNIS feature ID 0463204

Woolstock is a city in Wright County, Iowa, United States. The population was 168 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Woolstock is located at 42°34′0″N 93°50′42″W / 42.56667°N 93.84500°W / 42.56667; -93.84500 (42.566730, -93.845030)[4] just north of Eagle Creek's confluence with the Boone River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.06 square miles (2.75 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 274 —    
1910 264 −3.6%
1920 294 +11.4%
1930 317 +7.8%
1940 271 −14.5%
1950 255 −5.9%
1960 269 +5.5%
1970 222 −17.5%
1980 235 +5.9%
1990 212 −9.8%
2000 204 −3.8%
2010 168 −17.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 168 people, 85 households, and 44 families residing in the city. The population density was 158.5 inhabitants per square mile (61.2/km2). There were 100 housing units at an average density of 94.3 per square mile (36.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White, 0.6% African American, 0.6% Native American, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 85 households of which 16.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.2% were non-families. 41.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.98 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the city was 47 years. 16.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 26.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.0% male and 47.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 204 people, 98 households, and 62 families residing in the city. The population density was 197.7 people per square mile (76.5/km²). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 97.9 per square mile (37.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.04% White, 0.49% Native American, 0.49% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

There were 98 households out of which 17.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.60.

Age spread: 16.2% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,479, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $27,917 versus $28,594 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,599. About 1.7% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 2.3% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Woolstock is in the Eagle Grove School District.

Notable people[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. ^ "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.