Joice, Iowa

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Joice, Iowa
City
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Location of Joice, Iowa
Location of Joice, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°21′48″N 93°27′21″W / 43.36333°N 93.45583°W / 43.36333; -93.45583Coordinates: 43°21′48″N 93°27′21″W / 43.36333°N 93.45583°W / 43.36333; -93.45583
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Worth
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 1,263 ft (385 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 222
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 221
 • Density 222.0/sq mi (85.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50446
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-39855
GNIS feature ID 0457979

Joice is a city in Worth County, Iowa, United States. The population was 222 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Mason City Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Joice had its start by the building of the Chicago and North Western Railway through that territory.[4] A post office called Joice has been in operation since 1900.[5] Joice was incorporated as a city in 1913.[4] The city was named for R. M. Joice, a local banker.[6]

Geography[edit]

Joice is located at 43°21′48″N 93°27′21″W / 43.36333°N 93.45583°W / 43.36333; -93.45583 (43.363223, -93.455881).[7]

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. ±%
1920 233 —    
1930 225 −3.4%
1940 263 +16.9%
1950 244 −7.2%
1960 231 −5.3%
1970 201 −13.0%
1980 223 +10.9%
1990 245 +9.9%
2000 231 −5.7%
2010 222 −3.9%
2014 224 +0.9%
2015 223 −0.4%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 222 people, 99 households, and 61 families residing in the city. The population density was 222.0 inhabitants per square mile (85.7/km2). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 106.0 per square mile (40.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.5% Native American, and 2.7% from two or more races.

There were 99 households of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.4% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.4% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% 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 2.77.

The median age in the city was 39.9 years. 26.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.4% were from 25 to 44; 28.4% were from 45 to 64; and 13.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 231 people, 101 households, and 66 families residing in the city. The population density was 230.5 people per square mile (89.2/km²). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 108.7 per square mile (42.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.70% White, 1.30% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population.

There were 101 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $48,250. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $22,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,530. About 7.9% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.8% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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 Clyde, Jefferson F. (1918). History of Mitchell and Worth Counties, Iowa, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 341. 
  5. ^ "Worth County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  6. ^ 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. 88. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.