Floyd, Iowa

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Floyd, Iowa
City
Downtown Floyd
Downtown Floyd
Location of Floyd, Iowa
Location of Floyd, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°7′39″N 92°44′23″W / 43.12750°N 92.73972°W / 43.12750; -92.73972Coordinates: 43°7′39″N 92°44′23″W / 43.12750°N 92.73972°W / 43.12750; -92.73972
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Floyd
Area[1]
 • Total 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Land 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,066 ft (325 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 335
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 331
 • Density 558.3/sq mi (215.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50435
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-28020
GNIS feature ID 0456646

Floyd is a city in Floyd County, Iowa, United States. The population was 335 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Floyd is named for Charles Floyd of Lewis and Clark fame, as was Floyd County.[4]

Geography[edit]

Floyd is located at 43°7′39″N 92°44′23″W / 43.12750°N 92.73972°W / 43.12750; -92.73972 (43.127494, -92.739628)[5] on the Cedar River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.60 square miles (1.55 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Water Tower in Floyd, Iowa
Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 279 —    
1900 353 +26.5%
1910 332 −5.9%
1920 308 −7.2%
1930 350 +13.6%
1940 352 +0.6%
1950 440 +25.0%
1960 401 −8.9%
1970 380 −5.2%
1980 408 +7.4%
1990 359 −12.0%
2000 361 +0.6%
2010 335 −7.2%
2014 330 −1.5%
2015 328 −0.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 335 people, 140 households, and 98 families residing in the city. The population density was 558.3 inhabitants per square mile (215.6/km2). There were 149 housing units at an average density of 248.3 per square mile (95.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.6% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 140 households of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.0% were non-families. 24.3% 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 2.39 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the city was 46.4 years. 21.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.6% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 22.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.5% male and 47.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 361 people, 142 households, and 102 families residing in the city. The population density was 612.7 people per square mile (236.2/km²). There were 147 housing units at an average density of 249.5 per square mile (96.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.17% White, 0.55% Asian, and 0.28% from two or more races.

There were 142 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 108.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,096, and the median income for a family was $36,458. Males had a median income of $28,021 versus $18,438 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,723. About 3.1% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 12.5% 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. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 127. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.