Humeston, Iowa

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Humeston, Iowa
City
Location of Humeston, Iowa
Location of Humeston, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°51′37″N 93°29′44″W / 40.86028°N 93.49556°W / 40.86028; -93.49556Coordinates: 40°51′37″N 93°29′44″W / 40.86028°N 93.49556°W / 40.86028; -93.49556
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Wayne
Area[1]
 • Total 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Land 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,102 ft (336 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 494
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 488
 • Density 809.8/sq mi (312.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50123
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-37605
GNIS feature ID 0457720

Humeston is a city in Wayne County, Iowa, United States. The population was 494 in the 2010 census, a decline from 542 in the 2000 census.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

Humeston's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 40.860327, -93.495523.[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.61 km2), of which, 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 642
1900 945 47.2%
1910 1,006 6.5%
1920 1,214 20.7%
1930 924 −23.9%
1940 903 −2.3%
1950 750 −16.9%
1960 638 −14.9%
1970 673 5.5%
1980 671 −0.3%
1990 553 −17.6%
2000 543 −1.8%
2010 494 −9.0%
Est. 2015 491 [7] −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 494 people, 234 households, and 134 families residing in the city. The population density was 809.8 inhabitants per square mile (312.7/km2). There were 294 housing units at an average density of 482 per square mile (186.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 234 households of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.7% were non-families. 40.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 30.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 48.7 years. 21.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.7% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 28.5% 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[9] of 2000, there were 543 people, 265 households, and 148 families residing in the city. The population density was 862.5 people per square mile (332.8/km²). There were 299 housing units at an average density of 474.9 per square mile (183.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.53% White, 0.55% Native American, 0.37% Asian, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.29% of the population.

There were 265 households out of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.8% were non-families. 41.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the city, the population was spread out with 20.3% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 28.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 81.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,917, and the median income for a family was $33,214. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $16,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,617. About 13.9% of families and 21.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.3% of those under age 18 and 17.8% of those age 65 or over.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. 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 June 17, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

  • Humeston, Iowa Portal style website, Businesses, Local attractions, and more
  • City-Data Comprehensive Statistical Data and more about Humeston