Hartley, Iowa

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Hartley, Iowa
City
Motto: The City with a Heart
Location of Hartley, Iowa
Location of Hartley, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°10′55″N 95°28′35″W / 43.18194°N 95.47639°W / 43.18194; -95.47639Coordinates: 43°10′55″N 95°28′35″W / 43.18194°N 95.47639°W / 43.18194; -95.47639
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County O'Brien
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Mayor Clayton Pyle
Area[1]
 • Total 1.30 sq mi (3.37 km2)
 • Land 1.30 sq mi (3.37 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,463 ft (446 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,672
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,648
 • Density 1,286.2/sq mi (496.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51346
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-34725
GNIS feature ID 0457297
Website City of Hartley

Hartley is a city in O'Brien County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,672 in the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Hartley had its start about 1880 by the building of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway through that territory.[4] Hartley was named for a railroad official.[5]

Geography[edit]

Hartley is located at 43°10′52″N 95°28′37″W / 43.18111°N 95.47694°W / 43.18111; -95.47694 (43.181847, -95.476328).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.30 square miles (3.37 km2), all of it land.[1]

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Hartley
population history
Census Pop.
1890 519
1900 1,006 93.8%
1910 1,106 9.9%
1920 1,306 18.1%
1930 1,272 −2.6%
1940 1,503 18.2%
1950 1,611 7.2%
1960 1,738 7.9%
1970 1,694 −2.5%
1980 1,700 0.4%
1990 1,632 −4.0%
2000 1,733 6.2%
2010 1,672 −3.5%
Iowa Data Center [7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2010, there were 1,672 people, 713 households, and 444 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,290/sq mi (497/km2). There were 789 housing units at an average density of 607 per square mile (239/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.8% White, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% American Indian, 1.7% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. The city has a 4.4% Hispanic or Latino background.

There were 713 households of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.7% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals living alone and 33.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.89.

26.0% were under the age of 20, 4.4% from 20 to 24, 20.2% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.3 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,795, and the median income for a family was $49,286. The per capita income for the city was $19,999. About 11.8% of families and 19.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.1% of those under age 18 and 18.6% of those age 65 or over.[9]

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 1,733 people, 726 households, and 461 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,333.1 people per square mile (525.2/km²). There were 803 housing units at an average density of 629.3 per square mile (242.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.8% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.

There were 726 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.3 and the average family size was 2.3.

25.2% were under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 24% 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.1 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.0 males.

Arts and culture[edit]

Annual cultural events

Hartley celebrates a Summerfest Celebration every year during the first weekend in August.

Parks and recreation[edit]

Golfing

Meadowbrook Golf & Country Club is a municipal run 9 hole golf club located 3.5 miles south of Hartley on M12. It was named Iowa's 2003 9-Hole Course of the Year.[10]

Education[edit]

Hartley is served by the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn School District. Hartley is home to both the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Elementary School and the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School.[11]

Olhausen Pool Hall[edit]

Hartley was the home of the Olhausen Pool Hall, which was the origin of the Olhausen Billiard Company of San Diego.[12]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth. Western Publishing Company. 1882. p. 365. 
  5. ^ Past and Present of O'Brien and Osceola Counties, Iowa, Volume 1. B. F. Bowen. 1914. p. 384. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Retrieved 2011-06-11. 
  8. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  9. ^ "Population and Housing Occupancy Status: 2010 - State -- County". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. Retrieved March 26, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Meadowbrook Golf Course". Hartley, Iowa. Retrieved 2011-06-011.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  11. ^ "Excellence in Education". Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community School District. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Olhausen Billiard Company" (PDF). Olhausen Billiard Company. Retrieved January 21, 2012. 
  13. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1907&dat=19580216&id=E20rAAAAIBAJ&sjid=etkEAAAAIBAJ&pg=2322,2449833
  14. ^ "Wes Fry". PRO-FOOTBALL Reference. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 
  15. ^ "Dewey Read More Books". About the Author. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Maurice Pate Papers". Princeton University Library. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 

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