Radcliffe, Iowa

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Radcliffe, Iowa
Location of Radcliffe, Iowa
Location of Radcliffe, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°18′53″N 93°25′56″W / 42.31472°N 93.43222°W / 42.31472; -93.43222Coordinates: 42°18′53″N 93°25′56″W / 42.31472°N 93.43222°W / 42.31472; -93.43222
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyHardin
Area
 • Total1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,184 ft (361 m)
Population
 • Total545
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
536
 • Density545/sq mi (210.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50230
Area code(s)515
FIPS code19-65370
GNIS feature ID0460495

Radcliffe is a city in Hardin County, Iowa, United States. The population was 545 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Radcliffe was laid out in 1880 when the railroad was extended to that point.[4] It was named after the novel The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte Mary Yonge.[5]

Geography[edit]

Radcliffe is located at 42°18′53″N 93°25′56″W / 42.31472°N 93.43222°W / 42.31472; -93.43222 (42.314662, -93.432259).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1900645—    
1910660+2.3%
1920708+7.3%
1930627−11.4%
1940631+0.6%
1950638+1.1%
1960615−3.6%
1970548−10.9%
1980593+8.2%
1990574−3.2%
2000607+5.7%
2010545−10.2%
2016536−1.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 545 people, 243 households, and 157 families residing in the city. The population density was 545.0 inhabitants per square mile (210.4/km2). There were 281 housing units at an average density of 281.0 per square mile (108.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 0.2% Native American, 3.5% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.7% of the population.

There were 243 households of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.4% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the city was 43.5 years. 23.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.1% were from 45 to 64; and 22.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 607 people, 252 households, and 165 families residing in the city. The population density was 604.3 people per square mile (234.4/km²). There were 273 housing units at an average density of 271.8 per square mile (105.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.38% White, 2.47% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.45% of the population.

There were 252 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.04.

25.9% were under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 14.5% from 45 to 64, and 24.5% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,417, and the median income for a family was $46,875. Males had a median income of $33,056 versus $22,188 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,729. None of the families and 1.1% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Hubbard-Radcliffe Community School District is the area school district. The district formed on July 1, 1993 with the merger of the Hubbard and Radcliffe school districts.[9] As of 2019 it has a grade-sharing arrangement with Eldora-New Providence Community School District and operates as "South Hardin Schools".

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-05-11. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ History of Hardin County, Iowa. Union Publishing Company. 1883. p. 906.
  5. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 116.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. ^ "REORGANIZATION & DISSOLUTION ACTIONS SINCE 1965-66." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on July 20, 2018.