Ottosen, Iowa

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Ottosen, Iowa
City
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Location of Ottosen, Iowa
Location of Ottosen, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°53′44″N 94°22′40″W / 42.89556°N 94.37778°W / 42.89556; -94.37778Coordinates: 42°53′44″N 94°22′40″W / 42.89556°N 94.37778°W / 42.89556; -94.37778
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Humboldt
Established 1906
Incorporated July 16, 1909[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Land 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,158 ft (353 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 55
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 42
 • Density 96.5/sq mi (37.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50570
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-60420
GNIS feature ID 0465602
Population [5]

Ottosen is a city in Humboldt County, Iowa, United States. The population was 55 in the 2010 census, a decline from 61 in 2000.[5]

History[edit]

Much of the town burned in a fire in the mid 20th century and was never rebuilt.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 147
1920 234 59.2%
1930 191 −18.4%
1940 152 −20.4%
1950 127 −16.4%
1960 92 −27.6%
1970 93 1.1%
1980 92 −1.1%
1990 72 −21.7%
2000 61 −15.3%
2010 55 −9.8%
Est. 2015 37 [6] −32.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 55 people, 23 households, and 17 families residing in the city. The population density was 96.5 inhabitants per square mile (37.3/km2). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 45.6 per square mile (17.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.9% White and 9.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.

There were 23 households of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.1% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.65.

The median age in the city was 44.8 years. 29.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 1.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.1% were from 25 to 44; 30.9% were from 45 to 64; and 18.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 61 people, 24 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 107.1 people per square mile (41.3/km²). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 54.4 per square mile (21.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 24 households out of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city, the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 117.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,000, and the median income for a family was $34,000. Males had a median income of $25,714 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,525. There were no families and 3.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 33.3% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ottosen Iowa". City-Data. Retrieved March 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  5. ^ a b "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Retrieved March 13, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

  • City-Data Comprehensive Statistical Data and more about Ottosen