Barnum, Iowa

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Barnum, Iowa
City
Location of Barnum, Iowa
Location of Barnum, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°30′24″N 94°21′52″W / 42.50667°N 94.36444°W / 42.50667; -94.36444Coordinates: 42°30′24″N 94°21′52″W / 42.50667°N 94.36444°W / 42.50667; -94.36444
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Webster
Area[1]
 • Total 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,175 ft (358 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 191
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 189
 • Density 516.2/sq mi (199.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50518
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-04645
GNIS feature ID 0454366

Barnum is a city in Webster County, Iowa, United States just off U.S. Route 7. The population was 191 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Barnum is at 42°30′24″N 94°21′52″W / 42.506660°N 94.364575°W / 42.506660; -94.364575 (42.506660, -94.364575).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has an area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 175 —    
1910 154 −12.0%
1920 137 −11.0%
1930 148 +8.0%
1940 184 +24.3%
1950 193 +4.9%
1960 154 −20.2%
1970 147 −4.5%
1980 198 +34.7%
1990 174 −12.1%
2000 195 +12.1%
2010 191 −2.1%
2014 189 −1.0%
2015 190 +0.5%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 191 people, 73 households, and 53 families residing in the city. The population density was 516.2 inhabitants per square mile (199.3/km2). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 208.1 per square mile (80.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 1.0% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 73 households of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.4% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the city was 36.5 years. 30.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.5% male and 44.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 195 people, 67 households, and 51 families residing in the city. The population density was 615.9 people per square mile (235.3/km2). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 221.1 per square mile (84.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 67 households out of which 58.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city, the population was spread out with 38.5% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 35.9% from 25 to 44, 14.9% from 45 to 64, and 5.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $42,083. Males had a median income of $25,417 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,252. About 12.2% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 57.1% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Barnum lies within the Manson Northwest Webster School District and houses the district's elementary school.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.