Auburn, Iowa

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Auburn, Iowa
City
Motto: A Taste of Home
Location of Auburn, Iowa
Location of Auburn, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°15′3″N 94°52′38″W / 42.25083°N 94.87722°W / 42.25083; -94.87722Coordinates: 42°15′3″N 94°52′38″W / 42.25083°N 94.87722°W / 42.25083; -94.87722
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Sac
Area[1]
 • Total 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Land 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,224 ft (373 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 322
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 317
 • Density 644.0/sq mi (248.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51433
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-03610
GNIS feature ID 0454279

Auburn is a city in Sac County, Iowa, United States. The population was 322 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Auburn was platted in 1888.[4] It was named after the city of Auburn, New York.[4]

Geography[edit]

Auburn is located at 42°15′3″N 94°52′38″W / 42.25083°N 94.87722°W / 42.25083; -94.87722 (42.250857, -94.877191).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1890 174 —    
1900 293 +68.4%
1910 399 +36.2%
1920 406 +1.8%
1930 359 −11.6%
1940 383 +6.7%
1950 350 −8.6%
1960 367 +4.9%
1970 329 −10.4%
1980 320 −2.7%
1990 283 −11.6%
2000 296 +4.6%
2010 322 +8.8%
2014 314 −2.5%
2015 314 +0.0%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 322 people, 127 households, and 90 families residing in the city. The population density was 644.0 inhabitants per square mile (248.6/km2). There were 146 housing units at an average density of 292.0 per square mile (112.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.7% White and 0.3% Asian.

There were 127 households of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.1% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 36 years. 28.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 20.6% were from 45 to 64; and 20.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 296 people, 132 households, and 79 families residing in the city. The population density was 609.9 people per square mile (233.2/km²). There were 142 housing units at an average density of 292.6 per square mile (111.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.99% White, 0.34% Asian, and 0.68% from two or more races.

There were 132 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.4% were non-families. 34.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% 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 2.85.

In the city, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $45,833. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $21,042 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,494. About 3.3% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.9% of those sixty five or over.

Notable residents and natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. 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 June 17, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ a b Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 40. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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