Morley, Iowa

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Morley, Iowa
Location of Morley, Iowa
Location of Morley, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°0′24″N 91°14′48″W / 42.00667°N 91.24667°W / 42.00667; -91.24667Coordinates: 42°0′24″N 91°14′48″W / 42.00667°N 91.24667°W / 42.00667; -91.24667
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyJones
Area
 • Total0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)
 • Land0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
797 ft (243 m)
Population
 • Total115
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
113
 • Density1,202.13/sq mi (465.27/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52312
Area code(s)319
FIPS code19-54030
GNIS feature ID0459231

Morley is a city in Jones County, Iowa, United States. The population was 115 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Morley was laid out circa 1873 on the main line of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad. First called Viroqua, it was renamed Morley in 1886.[4]

Geography[edit]

Morley is located at 42°0′24″N 91°14′48″W / 42.00667°N 91.24667°W / 42.00667; -91.24667 (42.006556, -91.246719).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1930117—    
1940119+1.7%
1950157+31.9%
1960124−21.0%
1970123−0.8%
198094−23.6%
199085−9.6%
200088+3.5%
2010115+30.7%
2019113−1.7%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 115 people, 44 households, and 30 families living in the city. The population density was 1,277.8 inhabitants per square mile (493.4/km2). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 566.7 per square mile (218.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.1% White and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 44 households, of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.4% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 15.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.8% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 30.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.4% were from 25 to 44; 27.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.9% male and 46.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[8] there were 88 people, 43 households and 19 families living in the city. The population density was 882.1 per square mile (339.8/km2). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 471.1 per square mile (181.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.86% White, and 1.14% from two or more races.

There were 43 households, of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.6% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 55.8% were non-families. 46.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 3.05.

25.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 35.2% from 25 to 44, 15.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 125.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 135.7 males.

The median household income was $44,375 and the median family income was $52,500. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $19,063 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,167. There were no families and 4.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 18.2% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Anamosa Community School District operates schools serving this community.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Corbit, Robert McClain (1910). History of Jones County, Iowa: Past and Present, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 580.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-05-11. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Anamosa" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-03-30. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)