Martensdale, Iowa

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Martensdale, Iowa
Location of Martensdale, Iowa
Location of Martensdale, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°22′23″N 93°44′23″W / 41.37306°N 93.73972°W / 41.37306; -93.73972Coordinates: 41°22′23″N 93°44′23″W / 41.37306°N 93.73972°W / 41.37306; -93.73972
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyWarren
Government
 • MayorBrad Prichard
Area
 • Total0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
830 ft (253 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total421
 • Density1,107.89/sq mi (427.78/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50160
Area code(s)641
FIPS code19-49890
GNIS feature ID0458826

Martensdale is a city in Warren County, Iowa, United States. The population was 421 at the time of the 2020 census.[2] It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area

Geography[edit]

Martensdale is located at 41°22′23″N 93°44′23″W / 41.37306°N 93.73972°W / 41.37306; -93.73972 (41.373148, -93.739661),[3] along the Middle River.[4] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), all of it land.[5]

The Great Western Trail has its southern terminus in Martensdale.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1930139—    
1940172+23.7%
1950161−6.4%
1960316+96.3%
1970306−3.2%
1980438+43.1%
1990491+12.1%
2000467−4.9%
2010465−0.4%
2020421−9.5%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7][2]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2010, there were 465 people, 186 households, and 116 families living in the city. The population density was 1,162.5 inhabitants per square mile (448.8/km2). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 495.0 per square mile (191.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 186 households, of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.6% were non-families. 30.6% 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 2.50 and the average family size was 3.21.

The median age in the city was 34.6 years. 28% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 12.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 467 people, 174 households, and 129 families living in the city. The population density was 1,236.3 people per square mile (474.5/km2). There were 181 housing units at an average density of 479.2 per square mile (183.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.50% White, 0.43% Native American, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population.

There were 174 households, out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 29.3% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,250, and the median income for a family was $50,833. Males had a median income of $40,441 versus $23,438 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,638. About 4.0% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 16, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "2020 Census State Redistricting Data". census.gov. United states Census Bureau. Retrieved 12 August 2021.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ DeLorme (1998). Iowa Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-214-5.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  6. ^ Warren County Conservation Board: Great Western Trail. Archived 2007-02-13 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.