Popejoy, Iowa

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Popejoy, Iowa
City
Main Street Popejoy Iowa.jpg
Location of Popejoy, Iowa
Location of Popejoy, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°35′39″N 93°25′37″W / 42.59417°N 93.42694°W / 42.59417; -93.42694Coordinates: 42°35′39″N 93°25′37″W / 42.59417°N 93.42694°W / 42.59417; -93.42694
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 0.74 sq mi (1.92 km2)
 • Land 0.74 sq mi (1.92 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,158 ft (353 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 79
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 76
 • Density 107/sq mi (41.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50227
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-64110
GNIS feature ID 0460361

Popejoy is a city in Franklin County, Iowa, United States. The population was 79 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Popejoy was platted in 1880; it was originally called Carleton. Popejoy was incorporated in 1908.[4]

Geography[edit]

Popejoy is located at 42°35′39″N 93°25′37″W / 42.59417°N 93.42694°W / 42.59417; -93.42694 (42.594083, -93.427023).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.74 square miles (1.92 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 200 —    
1920 204 +2.0%
1930 207 +1.5%
1940 199 −3.9%
1950 201 +1.0%
1960 190 −5.5%
1970 147 −22.6%
1980 112 −23.8%
1990 92 −17.9%
2000 78 −15.2%
2010 79 +1.3%
2016 76 −3.8%
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 79 people, 33 households, and 21 families residing in the city. The population density was 106.8 inhabitants per square mile (41.2/km2). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 56.8 per square mile (21.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% White and 1.3% from two or more races.

There were 33 households of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.4% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% 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 3.00.

The median age in the city was 35.5 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 31.6% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 16.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 78 people, 33 households, and 22 families residing in the city. The population density was 106.7 people per square mile (41.3/km²). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 50.6 per square mile (19.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.15% White, and 3.85% from two or more races.

There were 33 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% 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 2.86.

In the city, the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 12.8% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 110.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,464, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,666. There were no families and 6.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 10.0% of those over 64.

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. ^ Stuart, I. L. (1914). History of Franklin County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 302. 
  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.