Baldwin, Iowa

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Baldwin, Iowa
Location of Baldwin, Iowa
Location of Baldwin, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°4′26″N 90°50′26″W / 42.07389°N 90.84056°W / 42.07389; -90.84056Coordinates: 42°4′26″N 90°50′26″W / 42.07389°N 90.84056°W / 42.07389; -90.84056
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyJackson
Area
 • Total0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Land0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
732 ft (223 m)
Population
 • Total109
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
106
 • Density303/sq mi (116.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52207
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-04330
GNIS feature ID0454330

Baldwin is a city in Jackson County, Iowa, United States. The population was 109 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Baldwin was originally called Fremont. The present name is for Edward Baldwin, the original owner of the town site.[4]

In 1910, Baldwin contained several general stores, a drug store, harness shop, meat market, hotel, saloon, restaurant, livery barn, and a barber shop.[5]

Geography[edit]

Baldwin is located at 42°4′26″N 90°50′26″W / 42.07389°N 90.84056°W / 42.07389; -90.84056 (42.073847, -90.840617).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1880322—    
1890227−29.5%
1900254+11.9%
1910229−9.8%
1920232+1.3%
1930224−3.4%
1940210−6.2%
1950208−1.0%
1960228+9.6%
1970172−24.6%
1980198+15.1%
1990137−30.8%
2000127−7.3%
2010109−14.2%
2016106−2.8%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 109 people, 54 households, and 30 families residing in the city. The population density was 302.8 inhabitants per square mile (116.9/km2). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 166.7 per square mile (64.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 54 households of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.4% were non-families. 38.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.70.

The median age in the city was 43.8 years. 17.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 127 people, 57 households, and 33 families residing in the city. The population density was 355.0 people per square mile (136.2/km²). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 159.3 per square mile (61.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.21% White, and 0.79% from two or more races.

There were 57 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.1% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city, the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,313, and the median income for a family was $43,438. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $21,563 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,997. There were no families and 2.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.1% of those over 64.

Government[edit]

Baldwin has a mayor-council government; as of January 2017 the mayor is Jerry Neace, and the members of the city council are Dustin Mealor,Theron Ayers, Joe Elam, Jeff Parrish, and Larry Lewallen.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ 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. ^ History of Jackson County, Iowa, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. 1910. p. 702.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. ^ "City of Baldwin council".