Panama, Iowa

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Panama, Iowa
City
Location of Panama, Iowa
Location of Panama, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°43′36″N 95°28′27″W / 41.72667°N 95.47417°W / 41.72667; -95.47417Coordinates: 41°43′36″N 95°28′27″W / 41.72667°N 95.47417°W / 41.72667; -95.47417
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Shelby
Area[1]
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,266 ft (386 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 221
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 218
 • Density 762.1/sq mi (294.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 51562, 51578
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-61275
GNIS feature ID 0460009

Panama is a city in Shelby County, Iowa, United States. The population was 221 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Panama had its start in the year 1882 by the building of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway through that territory.[4]

Geography[edit]

Panama is located at 41°43′36″N 95°28′27″W / 41.72667°N 95.47417°W / 41.72667; -95.47417 (41.726691, -95.474235).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.[1]

The community is on Iowa Highway 191, halfway between U.S. Routes 30 and 59

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1890 379 —    
1900 221 −41.7%
1910 232 +5.0%
1920 220 −5.2%
1930 256 +16.4%
1940 255 −0.4%
1950 230 −9.8%
1960 257 +11.7%
1970 221 −14.0%
1980 229 +3.6%
1990 201 −12.2%
2000 212 +5.5%
2010 221 +4.2%
2014 216 −2.3%
2015 218 +0.9%
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 221 people, 98 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 762.1 inhabitants per square mile (294.2/km2). There were 107 housing units at an average density of 369.0 per square mile (142.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White, 1.8% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 98 households of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.8% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 18.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 212 people, 96 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 745.0 people per square mile (292.3/km²). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 369.0 per square mile (144.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.11% White, 0.47% African American, and 1.42% from two or more races.

There were 96 households out of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.6% were non-families. 36.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city, the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,917, and the median income for a family was $55,000. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $25,556 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,078. About 3.4% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 14.0% of those sixty five or over.

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 Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ White, Edward Speer (1915). Past and Present of Shelby County, Iowa, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen. p. 259. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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