Hubbard, Iowa

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Hubbard, Iowa
City
Motto: "At the Hub of it All"[1]
Location of Hubbard, Iowa
Location of Hubbard, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°18′18″N 93°18′3″W / 42.30500°N 93.30083°W / 42.30500; -93.30083Coordinates: 42°18′18″N 93°18′3″W / 42.30500°N 93.30083°W / 42.30500; -93.30083
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hardin
Area[2]
 • Total 1.84 sq mi (4.77 km2)
 • Land 1.84 sq mi (4.77 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,093 ft (333 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 845
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 835
 • Density 459.2/sq mi (177.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50122
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-37425
GNIS feature ID 0457702
Website Hubbard, Iowa

Hubbard is a city in Hardin County, Iowa, in the United States. The population was 845 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Hubbard had its start in the year 1880 by the building of the railroad through that territory.[5] It was named for Judge Nathaniel M. Hubbard, railroad attorney.[6][7]

Hubbard was incorporated on November 1, 1881.[8]

Geography[edit]

Hubbard is located at 42°18′18″N 93°18′3″W / 42.30500°N 93.30083°W / 42.30500; -93.30083 (42.305009, -93.300708).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.84 square miles (4.77 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1890 452 —    
1900 676 +49.6%
1910 568 −16.0%
1920 681 +19.9%
1930 795 +16.7%
1940 779 −2.0%
1950 836 +7.3%
1960 806 −3.6%
1970 846 +5.0%
1980 852 +0.7%
1990 814 −4.5%
2000 885 +8.7%
2010 845 −4.5%
2014 829 −1.9%
2015 834 +0.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 845 people, 356 households, and 219 families residing in the city. The population density was 459.2 inhabitants per square mile (177.3/km2). There were 396 housing units at an average density of 215.2 per square mile (83.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 356 households of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the city was 47.8 years. 21.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 27.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.1% male and 54.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 885 people, 374 households, and 253 families residing in the city. The population density was 481.7 people per square mile (185.7/km²). There were 409 housing units at an average density of 222.6 per square mile (85.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.32% White, 0.11% Asian, 0.34% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 374 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.76.

20.7% were under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 34.0% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,089, and the median income for a family was $41,563. Males had a median income of $31,157 versus $22,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,805. About 1.9% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Kindergarten through fifth grade students from Hubbard attend Hubbard-Radclifee Elementary School in Radcliffe, Iowa, while sixth through eighth grade attend South Hardin Middle School in Hubbard. Ninth through twelve grades attend South Hardin High School in Eldora, the county seat of Hardin County.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hubbard, Iowa". Hubbard, Iowa. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  5. ^ Moir, William J. (1911). Past and Present of Hardin County, Iowa. Unigraphic. p. 327. 
  6. ^ "Profile for Hubbard, Iowa, IA". ePodunk. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  7. ^ 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. 85. 
  8. ^ "Hubbard, Iowa". City-Data.com. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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