Albion, Iowa

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Albion, Iowa
City
Location of Albion, Iowa
Location of Albion, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°6′42″N 92°59′27″W / 42.11167°N 92.99083°W / 42.11167; -92.99083Coordinates: 42°6′42″N 92°59′27″W / 42.11167°N 92.99083°W / 42.11167; -92.99083
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Marshall
Area[1]
 • Total 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Land 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 505
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 507
 • Density 841.7/sq mi (325.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50005
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-00955
GNIS feature ID 0454115

Albion is a city in Marshall County, Iowa, United States. The population was 505 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Albion was founded in 1852.[4][5] The town was first called La Fayette until the name was changed to Albion in 1858.[6]

Geography[edit]

Albion is located at 42°6′42″N 92°59′27″W / 42.11167°N 92.99083°W / 42.11167; -92.99083 (42.111745, -92.990757).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1870 475 —    
1880 495 +4.2%
1890 384 −22.4%
1900 440 +14.6%
1910 457 +3.9%
1920 392 −14.2%
1930 436 +11.2%
1940 476 +9.2%
1950 492 +3.4%
1960 588 +19.5%
1970 772 +31.3%
1980 739 −4.3%
1990 585 −20.8%
2000 592 +1.2%
2010 505 −14.7%
2014 469 −7.1%
2015 476 +1.5%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 505 people, 206 households, and 147 families residing in the city. The population density was 841.7 inhabitants per square mile (325.0/km2). There were 220 housing units at an average density of 366.7 per square mile (141.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Pacific Islander, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 206 households of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.6% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the city was 42.8 years. 23.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 28.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.1% male and 47.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 592 people, 222 households, and 172 families residing in the city. The population density was 999.7 people per square mile (387.4/km²). There were 234 housing units at an average density of 395.2 per square mile (153.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.99% White, 0.68% Asian, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.01% of the population.

There were 222 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.1% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 108.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $31,042 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,770. About 9.4% of families and 15.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.1% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ Battin, William (1912). Past and Present of Marshall County, Iowa, Volume 1. Brookhaven Press. p. 177. 
  5. ^ The History of Marshall County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Co. 1878. p. 505. 
  6. ^ The History of Marshall County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Co. 1878. p. 542. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.