Fredonia, Iowa

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Fredonia, Iowa
City
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Location of Fredonia, Iowa
Location of Fredonia, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°17′6″N 91°20′17″W / 41.28500°N 91.33806°W / 41.28500; -91.33806Coordinates: 41°17′6″N 91°20′17″W / 41.28500°N 91.33806°W / 41.28500; -91.33806
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Louisa
Area[1]
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 591 ft (180 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 244
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 241
 • Density 1,435.3/sq mi (554.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52738
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-29055
GNIS feature ID 0456753

Fredonia is a city in Louisa County, Iowa, United States. The population was 244 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Fredonia was platted in the 1840s.[4]

Geography[edit]

Fredonia is located at 41°17′6″N 91°20′17″W / 41.28500°N 91.33806°W / 41.28500; -91.33806 (41.284964, -91.338179).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1930 165 —    
1940 147 −10.9%
1950 133 −9.5%
1960 147 +10.5%
1970 168 +14.3%
1980 224 +33.3%
1990 201 −10.3%
2000 251 +24.9%
2010 244 −2.8%
2014 239 −2.0%
2015 239 +0.0%
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 244 people, 83 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,435.3 inhabitants per square mile (554.2/km2). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 547.1 per square mile (211.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 74.6% White, 0.4% African American, 2.0% Native American, 2.5% Asian, 19.3% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 43.9% of the population.

There were 83 households of which 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 16.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.1% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.53.

The median age in the city was 29 years. 34.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 21.3% were from 45 to 64; and 9.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.9% male and 47.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 251 people, 87 households, and 64 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,635.7 people per square mile (646.1/km²). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 599.5 per square mile (236.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.06% White, 7.97% from other races, and 5.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 31.47% of the population.

There were 87 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.40.

32.3% are under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,250, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,380. About 7.6% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 4.2% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ Springer, Arthur (1912). History of Louisa County, Iowa, from Its Earliest Settlement to 1912, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 296. 
  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.