Leighton, Iowa

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Leighton, Iowa
City
Location of Leighton, Iowa
Location of Leighton, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°20′19″N 92°47′12″W / 41.33861°N 92.78667°W / 41.33861; -92.78667Coordinates: 41°20′19″N 92°47′12″W / 41.33861°N 92.78667°W / 41.33861; -92.78667
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Mahaska
Incorporated September 21, 1909 [1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 162
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 163
 • Density 1,620.0/sq mi (625.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50143
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-44310
GNIS feature ID 0458280

Leighton is a city in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States. The population was 162 in the 2010 census, an increase from 153 in the 2000 census.[5][6]

Geography[edit]

Leighton's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 41.338530, -92.786800.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 145
1920 130
1930 115 −11.5%
1940 128 11.3%
1950 118 −7.8%
1960 167 41.5%
1970 140 −16.2%
1980 137 −2.1%
1990 142 3.6%
2000 153 7.7%
2010 162 5.9%
Est. 2015 161 [8] −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 162 people, 65 households, and 48 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,620.0 inhabitants per square mile (625.5/km2). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 650.0 per square mile (251.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.4% White and 0.6% from two or more races.

There were 65 households of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.3% were married couples living together, 1.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.2% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the city was 42 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.2% were from 25 to 44; 18.5% were from 45 to 64; and 22.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.7% male and 46.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 153 people, 56 households, and 43 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,004.7 people per square mile (738.4/km²). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 773.0 per square mile (284.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 100.00% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 56 households out of which 33.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.0% are married couples living together, 0.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% are non-families. 23.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.73 and the average family size is 3.21.

In the city, the population is spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 112.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 105.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $46,667, and the median income for a family is $46,667. Males have a median income of $33,750 versus $25,833 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,294. 0.0% of the population and 0.0% of families are below the poverty line.

Notable People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leighton-Iowa". City-Data. Retrieved April 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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. ^ "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved April 21, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved April 21, 2011. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "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. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

  • City-Data Comprehensive Statistical Data and more about Leighton