Goose Lake, Iowa

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Goose Lake, Iowa
City
Location of Goose Lake, Iowa
Location of Goose Lake, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°58′3″N 90°22′51″W / 41.96750°N 90.38083°W / 41.96750; -90.38083Coordinates: 41°58′3″N 90°22′51″W / 41.96750°N 90.38083°W / 41.96750; -90.38083
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clinton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Land 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 689 ft (210 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 240
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 238
 • Density 750.0/sq mi (289.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52750
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-31665
GNIS feature ID 0456975

Goose Lake is a city in Clinton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 240 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Goose Lake was platted in 1889, and it was incorporated in 1908.[4] It took its name from nearby Goose Lake.[5]

Geography[edit]

Goose Lake is located at 41°58′3″N 90°22′51″W / 41.96750°N 90.38083°W / 41.96750; -90.38083 (41.967403, -90.380724).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 61 —    
1910 110 +80.3%
1920 97 −11.8%
1930 128 +32.0%
1940 145 +13.3%
1950 148 +2.1%
1960 191 +29.1%
1970 218 +14.1%
1980 274 +25.7%
1990 221 −19.3%
2000 232 +5.0%
2010 240 +3.4%
2014 236 −1.7%
2015 235 −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 240 people, 89 households, and 61 families residing in the city. The population density was 750.0 inhabitants per square mile (289.6/km2). There were 90 housing units at an average density of 281.3 per square mile (108.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White and 0.8% from two or more races.

There were 89 households of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.5% were non-families. 28.1% 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 2.70 and the average family size was 3.39.

The median age in the city was 35.8 years. 32.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.3% were from 25 to 44; 18.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 232 people, 84 households, and 61 families residing in the city. The population density was 710.9 people per square mile (271.4/km²). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 263.5 per square mile (100.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.84% White, and 2.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.

There were 84 households out of which 40.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.1% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the city, the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 121.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,125, and the median income for a family was $48,523. Males had a median income of $31,875 versus $22,679 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,453. None of the families and 2.6% of the population were living below the poverty line.

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. ^ Wolfe, Patrick B. (1911). Wolfe's History of Clinton County, Iowa, Volume 1. B. F. Bowen. p. 257. 
  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. 78. 
  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.