Buckeye, Iowa

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Buckeye, Iowa
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Location of Buckeye, Iowa
Location of Buckeye, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°25′6″N 93°22′33″W / 42.41833°N 93.37583°W / 42.41833; -93.37583Coordinates: 42°25′6″N 93°22′33″W / 42.41833°N 93.37583°W / 42.41833; -93.37583
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyHardin
Area
 • Total0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Land0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,158 ft (353 m)
Population
 • Total108
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
108
 • Density109.31/sq mi (42.21/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50043
Area code(s)515
FIPS code19-09100
GNIS feature ID0454934

Buckeye is a city in Hardin County, Iowa, United States. The population was 108 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Buckeye got its start circa 1901, following construction of the railroad through that territory.[4]

Geography[edit]

Buckeye's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 42.419473 -93.375829.[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
191087—    
192091+4.6%
193086−5.5%
194080−7.0%
195067−16.2%
196040−40.3%
197041+2.5%
198084+104.9%
199055−34.5%
2000110+100.0%
2010108−1.8%
2019108+0.0%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 108 people, 44 households, and 29 families living in the city. The population density was 108.0 inhabitants per square mile (41.7/km2). There were 49 housing units at an average density of 49.0 per square mile (18.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 44 households, of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the city was 35 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 12% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 11.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 57.4% male and 42.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 110 people, 45 households, and 27 families living in the city. The population density was 109.6 people per square mile (42.5/km2). There were 50 housing units at an average density of 49.8 per square mile (19.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 45 households, out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 25.5% under the age of 18, 11.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 139.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 141.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,750, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $22,375 versus $22,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,880. There were 7.7% of families and 5.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 23.8% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Alden Community School District operates public schools serving the community.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ Moir, William J. (1911). Past and Present of Hardin County, Iowa. Unigraphic. pp. 344.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. ^ "Alden" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-04-27. Retrieved 2019-08-03.

External links[edit]

  • City-Data Comprehensive statistical data and more about Buckeye