North Buena Vista, Iowa

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North Buena Vista, Iowa
City
Location of North Buena Vista, Iowa
Location of North Buena Vista, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°40′45″N 90°57′24″W / 42.67917°N 90.95667°W / 42.67917; -90.95667Coordinates: 42°40′45″N 90°57′24″W / 42.67917°N 90.95667°W / 42.67917; -90.95667
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clayton
Area[1]
 • Total 1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 121
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 116
 • Density 121/sq mi (46.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52066
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-57135
GNIS feature ID 0459566

North Buena Vista is a city in Clayton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 121 at the 2010 census, down from 124 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

North Buena Vista is located at 42°40′45″N 90°57′24″W / 42.67917°N 90.95667°W / 42.67917; -90.95667 (42.679299, -90.956783).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.04 square miles (2.69 km2), of which, 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.[1]

Picnic[edit]

The Buenie Picnic has been held since 1929, generally around Labor Day, as a benefit by the local Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. In 1971 the picnic was raided and parish priest Rev. Carl Ruhland was charged with "running a gambling house". Following that incident, in 1973, the Iowa Legislature legalized bingo, raffles and other low-stakes games of chance.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 162 —    
1920 144 −11.1%
1930 183 +27.1%
1940 203 +10.9%
1950 148 −27.1%
1960 150 +1.4%
1970 118 −21.3%
1980 155 +31.4%
1990 145 −6.5%
2000 124 −14.5%
2010 121 −2.4%
2016 116 −4.1%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 121 people, 63 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 121.0 inhabitants per square mile (46.7/km2). There were 157 housing units at an average density of 157.0 per square mile (60.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.3% White, 0.8% Asian, and 0.8% from two or more races.

There were 63 households of which 9.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.0% were non-families. 41.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.92 and the average family size was 2.53.

The median age in the city was 49.9 years. 12.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.9% were from 25 to 44; 45.4% were from 45 to 64; and 21.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 57.0% male and 43.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 124 people, 54 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 178.4 people per square mile (69.4/km²). There were 146 housing units at an average density of 210.1 per square mile (81.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.19% White, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.81% of the population.

There were 54 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% 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 2.80.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 113.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,625, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $17,361 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,729. There were 25.0% of families and 13.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Cemetery[edit]

The Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery is located on the top of a hill a short distance from the Immaculate Conception Church.[8]

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 and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ Offenburger, Chuck (Aug 26, 2001). "The little place that launched gambling in Iowa". Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ "Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, North Buena Vista, Iowa". Retrieved 25 February 2013.