Breda, Iowa

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Breda, Iowa
City
Carroll County Iowa Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Breda Highlighted.svg
Coordinates: 42°10′56″N 94°58′41″W / 42.18222°N 94.97806°W / 42.18222; -94.97806Coordinates: 42°10′56″N 94°58′41″W / 42.18222°N 94.97806°W / 42.18222; -94.97806
Government
 • Mayor Mike Schwabe
Area[1]
 • Total 0.74 sq mi (1.92 km2)
 • Land 0.74 sq mi (1.92 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,375 ft (419 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 483
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 478
 • Density 652.7/sq mi (252.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51436
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-08290
GNIS feature ID 0454812

Breda is a city in Carroll County, Iowa, United States. The population was 483 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Breda had its start in the year 1877 by the building of the Maple branch of the Chicago and North Western railroad through that territory.[4] It was named after the Dutch city of Breda by a settler native to that place.[5]

Geography[edit]

Breda is located at 42°10′56″N 94°58′41″W / 42.18222°N 94.97806°W / 42.18222; -94.97806 (42.182147, -94.977999).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.74 square miles (1.92 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical Populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 109 —    
1890 256 +134.9%
1900 395 +54.3%
1910 374 −5.3%
1920 419 +12.0%
1930 481 +14.8%
1940 532 +10.6%
1950 506 −4.9%
1960 543 +7.3%
1970 518 −4.6%
1980 502 −3.1%
1990 467 −7.0%
2000 477 +2.1%
2010 483 +1.3%
2014 477 −1.2%
2015 475 −0.4%
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 483 people, 211 households, and 135 families residing in the city. The population density was 652.7 inhabitants per square mile (252.0/km2). There were 226 housing units at an average density of 305.4 per square mile (117.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.6% from two or more races.

There were 211 households of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the city was 37.6 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 16.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 477 people, 210 households, and 129 families residing in the city. The population density was 998.4 people per square mile (383.7/km²). There were 222 housing units at an average density of 464.7 per square mile (178.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.16% White, 0.42% African American, 0.21% Native American and 0.21% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

There were 210 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 35.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 27.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,783, and the median income for a family was $41,458. Males had a median income of $26,111 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,461. About 3.6% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 10.9% 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. ^ Maclean, Paul (1912). History of Carroll County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 247. 
  5. ^ 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. 46. 
  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 May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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