Havelock, Iowa

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Havelock, Iowa
City
Location of Havelock, Iowa
Location of Havelock, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°50′0″N 94°42′6″W / 42.83333°N 94.70167°W / 42.83333; -94.70167Coordinates: 42°50′0″N 94°42′6″W / 42.83333°N 94.70167°W / 42.83333; -94.70167
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Pocahontas
Area[1]
 • Total 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Land 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,230 ft (375 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 138
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 135
 • Density 242.1/sq mi (93.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50546
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-35130
GNIS feature ID 0457320

Havelock is a city in Pocahontas County, Iowa, United States. The population was 138 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Havelock was platted in 1881. It is named for Henry Havelock.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

Havelock is located at 42°50′0″N 94°42′6″W / 42.83333°N 94.70167°W / 42.83333; -94.70167 (42.833367, -94.701762).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 397 —    
1910 241 −39.3%
1920 331 +37.3%
1930 339 +2.4%
1940 326 −3.8%
1950 307 −5.8%
1960 289 −5.9%
1970 248 −14.2%
1980 279 +12.5%
1990 217 −22.2%
2000 177 −18.4%
2010 138 −22.0%
2014 136 −1.4%
2015 133 −2.2%
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 138 people, 65 households, and 35 families residing in the city. The population density was 242.1 inhabitants per square mile (93.5/km2). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 152.6 per square mile (58.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.8% White, 1.4% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.7% Pacific Islander, and 4.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.5% of the population.

There were 65 households of which 21.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.2% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the city was 43.3 years. 18.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 32.6% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 177 people, 82 households, and 44 families residing in the city. The population density was 314.3 people per square mile (122.0/km²). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 168.7 per square mile (65.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.74% White, and 2.26% from two or more races.

There were 82 households out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.3% were non-families. 42.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 24.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,462, and the median income for a family was $32,917. Males had a median income of $25,469 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,548. About 6.4% of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 24.4% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ Flickinger, Robert Elliott (1904). The Pioneer History of Pocahontas County, Iowa. G. Sanborn. p. 791. 
  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. 82. 
  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. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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