Plainfield, Iowa

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Plainfield, Iowa
City
Location of Plainfield, Iowa
Location of Plainfield, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°50′41″N 92°32′5″W / 42.84472°N 92.53472°W / 42.84472; -92.53472Coordinates: 42°50′41″N 92°32′5″W / 42.84472°N 92.53472°W / 42.84472; -92.53472
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Bremer
Area[1]
 • Total 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Land 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 942 ft (287 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 436
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 431
 • Density 1,321.2/sq mi (510.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50666
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-63210
GNIS feature ID 0460200

Plainfield is a city in Bremer County, Iowa, United States. The population was 436 at the 2010 census a decrease of 2, or 0.5%, from 438 at the 2000 census. It is part of the WaterlooCedar Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Plainfield is located at 42°50′41″N 92°32′5″W / 42.84472°N 92.53472°W / 42.84472; -92.53472 (42.844652, -92.534623).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 293 —    
1900 320 +9.2%
1910 288 −10.0%
1920 303 +5.2%
1930 293 −3.3%
1940 362 +23.5%
1950 387 +6.9%
1960 445 +15.0%
1970 446 +0.2%
1980 469 +5.2%
1990 455 −3.0%
2000 438 −3.7%
2010 436 −0.5%
2014 428 −1.8%
2015 425 −0.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 436 people, 185 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,321.2 inhabitants per square mile (510.1/km2). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 597.0 per square mile (230.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 185 households of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.5% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the city was 37.8 years. 27.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 438 people, 194 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,347.4 people per square mile (512.5/km²). There were 202 housing units at an average density of 621.4 per square mile (236.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.54% White, 0.23% Native American, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 194 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% 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 2.85.

Age spread: 24.9% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,688, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $30,536 versus $24,464 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,156. About 4.6% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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