Millville, Iowa

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Millville, Iowa
Unincorporated
Location of Millville, Iowa
Location of Millville, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°42′15″N 91°4′34″W / 42.70417°N 91.07611°W / 42.70417; -91.07611Coordinates: 42°42′15″N 91°4′34″W / 42.70417°N 91.07611°W / 42.70417; -91.07611
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clayton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Land 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 627 ft (191 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 30
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 29
 • Density 428.6/sq mi (165.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52052
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-52410
GNIS feature ID 0459117

Millville is an unincorporated town in Clayton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 30 at the 2010 census, up from 23 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The city of Millville was incorporated in 1967. The city lies along the Turkey River and is located on US Highway 52. The city limits is only 0.76 miles long. In mid 2014, the city of Millville disincorporated due to a population decrease.

Millville is best known for the Millville Poltergeist that shook the small sub-division of Guttenberg in 1960.[3][4]

Unincorporation[edit]

In October 2013, the city started undergoing the process of unincorporating itself,[5] and formally became unincorporated in July 2014.[6]

Geography[edit]

Millville is located at 42°42′15″N 91°4′34″W / 42.70417°N 91.07611°W / 42.70417; -91.07611 (42.704250, -91.076026).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2), all of it land.[1]

Millville has a seasonal connection across the Mississippi River to Cassville, Wisconsin via the Cassville Car Ferry.

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
197027—    
198050+85.2%
199032−36.0%
200023−28.1%
201030+30.4%
201429−3.3%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 30 people, 12 households, and 9 families residing in the city. The population density was 428.6 inhabitants per square mile (165.5/km2). There were 12 housing units at an average density of 171.4 per square mile (66.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 12 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.0% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the city was 38 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.4% were from 25 to 44; 20% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.7% male and 43.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 23 people, 10 households, and 8 families residing in the city. The population density was 342.6 people per square mile (126.9/km²). There were 11 housing units at an average density of 163.9 per square mile (60.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 10 households out of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.0% were married couples living together, and 20.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the city, the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 17.4% from 25 to 44, 34.8% from 45 to 64, and 26.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females, there were 76.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,583, and the median income for a family was $29,583. Males had a median income of $6,250 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,378. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ Haunted Iowa-The Millville Poltergeist
  5. ^ http://www.kwwl.com/story/23605594/2013/10/03/the-tale-of-the-disappearing-city-millville-unincorporating
  6. ^ Love, Orlan (July 23, 2014). "Millville Calls it a Day". Cedar Rapids Gazette. pp. 1A. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.