Prairieburg, Iowa

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Prairieburg, Iowa
City
Location of Prairieburg, Iowa
Location of Prairieburg, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°14′16″N 91°25′28″W / 42.23778°N 91.42444°W / 42.23778; -91.42444Coordinates: 42°14′16″N 91°25′28″W / 42.23778°N 91.42444°W / 42.23778; -91.42444
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Linn
Area[1]
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,001 ft (305 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 178
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 179
 • Density 387.0/sq mi (149.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52219
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-64425
GNIS feature ID 0460429

Prairieburg is a city in Linn County, Iowa, United States. The population was 178 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Prairieburg was laid out in 1867.[4]

Geography[edit]

Prairieburg is located at 42°14′16″N 91°25′28″W / 42.23778°N 91.42444°W / 42.23778; -91.42444 (42.237829, -91.424416).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 187 —    
1920 176 −5.9%
1930 163 −7.4%
1940 193 +18.4%
1950 210 +8.8%
1960 226 +7.6%
1970 182 −19.5%
1980 197 +8.2%
1990 213 +8.1%
2000 175 −17.8%
2010 178 +1.7%
1870 116 −34.8%
1880 154 +32.8%
2014 179 +16.2%
2015 179 +0.0%
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 178 people, 75 households, and 53 families residing in the city. The population density was 387.0 inhabitants per square mile (149.4/km2). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 169.6 per square mile (65.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 75 households of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.3% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.75.

The median age in the city was 47.1 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.2% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 19.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 175 people, 69 households, and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 384.8 people per square mile (150.2/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 158.3 per square mile (61.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 69 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% 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 2.85.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 38.3% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,750, and the median income for a family was $39,063. Males had a median income of $40,750 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,197. About 10.6% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.4% of those under the age of eighteen and none 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. ^ The History of Linn County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 598. 
  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.