Martelle, Iowa

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Martelle, Iowa
City
Martelle, Iowa
Martelle, Iowa
Location of Martelle, Iowa
Location of Martelle, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°1′14″N 91°21′30″W / 42.02056°N 91.35833°W / 42.02056; -91.35833Coordinates: 42°1′14″N 91°21′30″W / 42.02056°N 91.35833°W / 42.02056; -91.35833
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Jones
Area[1]
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 255
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 252
 • Density 750/sq mi (289.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52305
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-49845
GNIS feature ID 0458825

Martelle is a city in Jones County, Iowa, United States. The population was 255 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Martelle was platted in 1872 when the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad was being built through the neighborhood.[4]

Geography[edit]

Martelle is located at 42°1′14″N 91°21′30″W / 42.02056°N 91.35833°W / 42.02056; -91.35833 (42.020421, -91.358314).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 158 —    
1910 178 +12.7%
1920 156 −12.4%
1930 185 +18.6%
1940 215 +16.2%
1950 228 +6.0%
1960 247 +8.3%
1970 341 +38.1%
1980 316 −7.3%
1990 290 −8.2%
2000 280 −3.4%
2010 255 −8.9%
1880 96 −62.4%
2016 252 +162.5%
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 255 people, 114 households, and 81 families residing in the city. The population density was 750.0 inhabitants per square mile (289.6/km2). There were 122 housing units at an average density of 358.8 per square mile (138.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 1.6% Asian, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 114 households of which 19.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.9% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% 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 2.59.

The median age in the city was 45.7 years. 16.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 21.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 280 people, 109 households, and 85 families residing in the city. The population density was 849.8 people per square mile (327.6/km²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 349.0 per square mile (134.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.29% White, 0.36% Asian, and 0.36% from two or more races.

The median income for a household in the city was $47,500, and the median income for a family was $50,313. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $21,964 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,134. About 2.5% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% 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 and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ Corbit, Robert McClain (1910). History of Jones County, Iowa: Past and Present, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 376. 
  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.