Gray, Iowa

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Gray, Iowa
City
Location of Gray, Iowa
Location of Gray, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°50′24″N 94°58′57″W / 41.84000°N 94.98250°W / 41.84000; -94.98250Coordinates: 41°50′24″N 94°58′57″W / 41.84000°N 94.98250°W / 41.84000; -94.98250
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Audubon
Area[1]
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,365 ft (416 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 63
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 60
 • Density 63.0/sq mi (24.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50110
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-32565
GNIS feature ID 0457084

Gray is a city in Audubon County, Iowa, United States, along the East Branch of the West Nishnabotna River. The population was 63 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Gray was laid out in 1881 by George Gray, and named for him.[4][5] The Northwestern railroad was extended to the town in 1882.[4]

Geography[edit]

Gray is located at 41°50′24″N 94°58′57″W / 41.84000°N 94.98250°W / 41.84000; -94.98250 (41.840074, -94.982547).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 180 —    
1910 148 −17.8%
1920 196 +32.4%
1930 194 −1.0%
1940 182 −6.2%
1950 183 +0.5%
1960 162 −11.5%
1970 145 −10.5%
1980 108 −25.5%
1990 83 −23.1%
2000 82 −1.2%
2010 63 −23.2%
2014 59 −6.3%
2015 59 +0.0%
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 63 people, 28 households, and 15 families residing in the city. The population density was 63.0 inhabitants per square mile (24.3/km2). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 36.0 per square mile (13.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White and 1.6% from two or more races.

There were 28 households of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.4% were non-families. 39.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the city was 41.3 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 17.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.5% were from 25 to 44; 22.2% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.0% male and 54.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 82 people, 34 households, and 24 families residing in the city. The population density was 81.9 people per square mile (31.7/km²). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 43.0 per square mile (16.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 34 households out of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 18.3% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 24.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,750, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,190. There were no families and 2.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 9.1% of those over 64.

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. ^ a b Andrews, Henry Franklin (1915). History of Audubon County, Iowa: Its People, Industries, and Institutions. Brookhaven Press. p. 284. 
  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. 79. 
  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.