Latimer, Iowa

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Latimer, Iowa
City
Location of Latimer, Iowa
Location of Latimer, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°45′46″N 93°22′8″W / 42.76278°N 93.36889°W / 42.76278; -93.36889Coordinates: 42°45′46″N 93°22′8″W / 42.76278°N 93.36889°W / 42.76278; -93.36889
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 2.40 sq mi (6.22 km2)
 • Land 2.40 sq mi (6.22 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,240 ft (378 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 507
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 475
 • Density 211/sq mi (81.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50452
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-43590
GNIS feature ID 0458237

Latimer is a city in Franklin County, Iowa, United States. The population was 507 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Latimer had its start in the year 1882 by the building of the Iowa Central railroad through that territory. It was named for its founder, J. F. Latimer.[4]

Geography[edit]

Latimer is located at 42°45′46″N 93°22′8″W / 42.76278°N 93.36889°W / 42.76278; -93.36889 (42.762896, -93.368873).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.40 square miles (6.22 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 378 —    
1920 359 −5.0%
1930 352 −1.9%
1940 416 +18.2%
1950 434 +4.3%
1960 445 +2.5%
1970 393 −11.7%
1980 441 +12.2%
1990 430 −2.5%
2000 535 +24.4%
2010 507 −5.2%
2016 475 −6.3%
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 507 people, 210 households, and 136 families residing in the city. The population density was 211.3 inhabitants per square mile (81.6/km2). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 95.8 per square mile (37.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 7.3% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.1% of the population.

There were 210 households of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.2% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 21% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the city was 38.8 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 22.2% were from 45 to 64; and 20.5% 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[7] of 2000, there were 535 people, 210 households, and 144 families residing in the city. The population density was 228.9 people per square mile (88.3/km²). There were 225 housing units at an average density of 96.3 per square mile (37.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.29% White, 2.06% Native American, 9.35% from other races, and 1.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.57% of the population.

There were 210 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 17.0% from 45 to 64, and 28.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 88.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,028, and the median income for a family was $35,833. Males had a median income of $30,313 versus $21,042 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,332. About 2.9% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 8.7% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ Stuart, I. L. (1914). History of Franklin County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 334. 
  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. 

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