Rake, Iowa

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Rake, Iowa
City
Location of Rake, Iowa
Location of Rake, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°29′0″N 93°55′10″W / 43.48333°N 93.91944°W / 43.48333; -93.91944Coordinates: 43°29′0″N 93°55′10″W / 43.48333°N 93.91944°W / 43.48333; -93.91944
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Winnebago
Area[1]
 • Total 0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
 • Land 0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,158 ft (353 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 225
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 221
 • Density 277.8/sq mi (107.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50465
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-65415
GNIS feature ID 0460510

Rake is a city in Winnebago County, Iowa, United States. The population was 225 at the 2010 census. Its ZIP code is 50465.

History[edit]

Rake was platted in 1900.[4] The community has the name of one Mr. Rake, a pioneer citizen.[5]

Geography[edit]

Rake is located at 43°29′0″N 93°55′10″W / 43.48333°N 93.91944°W / 43.48333; -93.91944 (43.483451, -93.919498).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.81 square miles (2.10 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 163 —    
1920 254 +55.8%
1930 310 +22.0%
1940 329 +6.1%
1950 351 +6.7%
1960 328 −6.6%
1970 324 −1.2%
1980 283 −12.7%
1990 238 −15.9%
2000 227 −4.6%
2010 225 −0.9%
2014 221 −1.8%
2015 221 +0.0%
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 225 people, 102 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 277.8 inhabitants per square mile (107.3/km2). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 144.4 per square mile (55.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.1% White, 0.4% Native American, 7.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.6% of the population.

There were 102 households of which 22.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.2% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.1% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.7% 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 2.83.

The median age in the city was 41.7 years. 19.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 25.8% were from 45 to 64; and 21.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.8% male and 46.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 227 people, 110 households, and 53 families residing in the city. The population density was 225.3 people per square mile (86.8/km²). There were 119 housing units at an average density of 118.1 per square mile (45.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.51% White, 1.76% Native American, 5.73% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.93% of the population.

There were 110 households out of which 19.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 51.8% were non-families. 44.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city, the population was spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 23.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $25,357 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,816. About 7.7% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 26.2% 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. ^ History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 148. 
  5. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 109. 
  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. 

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