Monmouth, Iowa

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Monmouth, Iowa
Location of Monmouth, Iowa
Location of Monmouth, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°4′35″N 90°52′50″W / 42.07639°N 90.88056°W / 42.07639; -90.88056Coordinates: 42°4′35″N 90°52′50″W / 42.07639°N 90.88056°W / 42.07639; -90.88056
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyJackson
IncorporatedJuly 12, 1894 [1]
Government
 • MayorWilliam Kramer
Area
 • Total0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Land0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
755 ft (230 m)
Population
 • Total129
 • Density225.7/sq mi (87.16/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52309
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-53265
GNIS feature ID0459172

Monmouth is a city in Jackson County, Iowa, United States. The population was 129 at the time of the 2020 census.[3]

History[edit]

Monmouth was laid out in 1856.[4] It took its name from Monmouth Township.[5]

Geography[edit]

Monmouth is located at 42°4′35″N 90°52′50″W / 42.07639°N 90.88056°W / 42.07639; -90.88056 (42.076357, -90.880476).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all land.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1900281—    
1910221−21.4%
1920200−9.5%
1930198−1.0%
1940190−4.0%
1950198+4.2%
1960291+47.0%
1970257−11.7%
1980210−18.3%
1990169−19.5%
2000180+6.5%
2010153−15.0%
2020129−15.7%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[8][3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2010, there were 153 people, 63 households, and 41 families living in the city. The population density was 273.2 inhabitants per square mile (105.5/km2). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 123.2 per square mile (47.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.0% White, 0.7% African American, 0.7% Asian, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 63 households, of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.9% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 45.2 years. 17% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 34.6% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.1% male and 54.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 180 people, 72 households, and 46 families living in the city. The population density was 320.5 people per square mile (124.1/km2). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 137.1 per square mile (53.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.33% White, and 1.67% from two or more races.

There were 72 households, out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.1% 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 3.07.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 27.8% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,714, and the median income for a family was $26,875. Males had a median income of $21,429 versus $14,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,671. None of the families and 7.5% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 12.5% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Monmouth is within the Midland Community School District.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Incorporated Cities" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  3. ^ a b c "2020 Census State Redistricting Data". census.gov. United states Census Bureau. Retrieved 12 August 2021.
  4. ^ Owen's Gazetteer and Directory of Jackson County, Iowa. Walsworth. 1878. pp. 82.
  5. ^ 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. 104.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  10. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  11. ^ "Midland" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-03-26.