Maurice, Iowa

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Maurice, Iowa
City
Location of Maurice, Iowa
Location of Maurice, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°57′58″N 96°10′51″W / 42.96611°N 96.18083°W / 42.96611; -96.18083Coordinates: 42°57′58″N 96°10′51″W / 42.96611°N 96.18083°W / 42.96611; -96.18083
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Sioux
Area[1]
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,319 ft (402 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 275
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 277
 • Density 500.0/sq mi (193.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51036
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-50430
GNIS feature ID 0458859

Maurice is a city in Sioux County, Iowa, United States, along the West Branch of the Floyd River. The population was 275 at the 2010 census. It is home to the "Famous Maurice Fire Escape Slide" in the town park.

History[edit]

Maurice was platted in 1882.[4] It was named for Maurice, Prince of Orange.[4] A post office has been in operation in Maurice since 1882.[5]

Geography[edit]

Maurice is located at 42°57′58″N 96°10′51″W / 42.96611°N 96.18083°W / 42.96611; -96.18083 (42.966226, -96.180848).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), of which, 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 280 —    
1910 290 +3.6%
1920 329 +13.4%
1930 274 −16.7%
1940 272 −0.7%
1950 256 −5.9%
1960 237 −7.4%
1970 266 +12.2%
1980 288 +8.3%
1990 243 −15.6%
2000 254 +4.5%
2010 275 +8.3%
2014 277 +0.7%
2015 280 +1.1%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 275 people, 102 households, and 81 families residing in the city. The population density was 500.0 inhabitants per square mile (193.1/km2). There were 107 housing units at an average density of 194.5 per square mile (75.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.6% White, 0.4% African American, 3.3% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.8% of the population.

There were 102 households of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.5% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.6% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the city was 34.6 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.0% male and 48.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 254 people, 95 households, and 76 families residing in the city. The population density was 471.0 people per square mile (181.6/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 191.0 per square mile (73.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 95 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.9% were married couples living together, and 20.0% were non-families. 17.9% 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 2.67 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 113.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,591, and the median income for a family was $41,705. Males had a median income of $30,347 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,455. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ a b Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 100. 
  5. ^ "Sioux County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.