Ladora, Iowa

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Ladora, Iowa
City
Downtown Ladora, 2007
Downtown Ladora, 2007
Location of Ladora, Iowa
Location of Ladora, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°45′18″N 92°11′2″W / 41.75500°N 92.18389°W / 41.75500; -92.18389Coordinates: 41°45′18″N 92°11′2″W / 41.75500°N 92.18389°W / 41.75500; -92.18389
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Iowa
Area[1]
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 781 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 283
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 281
 • Density 943/sq mi (364.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52251
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-42330
GNIS feature ID 0458168

Ladora is a city in Iowa County, Iowa, United States. The population was 283 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Ladora was platted in 1867 and incorporated in 1879.[4]

Geography[edit]

Ladora is located at 41°45′18″N 92°11′2″W / 41.75500°N 92.18389°W / 41.75500; -92.18389 (41.754903, -92.183925).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 211 —    
1890 224 +6.2%
1900 239 +6.7%
1910 260 +8.8%
1920 340 +30.8%
1930 284 −16.5%
1940 300 +5.6%
1950 273 −9.0%
1960 307 +12.5%
1970 321 +4.6%
1980 289 −10.0%
1990 308 +6.6%
2000 287 −6.8%
2010 283 −1.4%
2016 281 −0.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 283 people, 116 households, and 71 families residing in the city. The population density was 943.3 inhabitants per square mile (364.2/km2). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 420.0 per square mile (162.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 2.5% African American, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 116 households of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.8% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the city was 34.9 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.6% were from 45 to 64; and 8.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 287 people, 121 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 937.8 people per square mile (357.5/km²). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 421.5 per square mile (160.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.65% White, 0.35% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.39% of the population.

Water tower in Ladora

There were 121 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 120.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $48,333. Males had a median income of $30,156 versus $21,528 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,888. About 7.4% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.6% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ The History of Iowa County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Union Historical Company. 1881. pp. 563–564. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.