Bevington, Iowa

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Bevington, Iowa
City
Location of Bevington, Iowa
Location of Bevington, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°21′38″N 93°47′27″W / 41.36056°N 93.79083°W / 41.36056; -93.79083Coordinates: 41°21′38″N 93°47′27″W / 41.36056°N 93.79083°W / 41.36056; -93.79083
Country  United States
State  Iowa
Counties Madison, Warren
Area[1]
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 843 ft (257 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 63
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 62
 • Density 140.0/sq mi (54.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50033
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-06490
GNIS feature ID 0454592

Bevington is a city in Madison and Warren Counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 63 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Bevington was laid out in 1872.[4] It was named for C. D. Bevington, a prominent local businessman.[5]

Geography[edit]

Bevington is located at 41°21′38″N 93°47′27″W / 41.36056°N 93.79083°W / 41.36056; -93.79083 (41.360495, -93.790952),[6] along the Middle River. The majority of the city is located in Madison County.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), of which, 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Bevington is located adjacent to Interstate 35 on state highway 92.

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1920 71 —    
1930 50 −29.6%
1940 35 −30.0%
1950 48 +37.1%
1960 55 +14.6%
1970 54 −1.8%
1980 60 +11.1%
1990 67 +11.7%
2000 58 −13.4%
2010 63 +8.6%
2014 62 −1.6%
2015 62 +0.0%
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 63 people, 28 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 140.0 inhabitants per square mile (54.1/km2). There were 28 housing units at an average density of 62.2 per square mile (24.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White and 1.6% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 28 households of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 17.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.7% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the city was 39.5 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.4% were from 25 to 44; 36.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 58.7% male and 41.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 58 people, 24 households, and 16 families residing in the city. The population density was 215.4 people per square mile (82.9/km²). There were 25 housing units at an average density of 92.9 per square mile (35.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.55% White, and 3.45% from two or more races.

There were 24 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city, the population was spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 12.1% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 132.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $35,000. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,592. There were no families and 3.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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. ^ Mueller, Herman A. (1915). History of Madison County, Iowa, and Its People, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 306. 
  5. ^ The History of Warren County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c, Volume 1. Higginson Book Company. 1879. p. 504. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ DeLorme (1998). Iowa Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-214-5.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

  • City-Data Comprehensive Statistical Data and more about Bevington