Randolph, Iowa

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Randolph, Iowa
City
Location of Randolph, Iowa
Location of Randolph, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°52′23″N 95°34′0″W / 40.87306°N 95.56667°W / 40.87306; -95.56667Coordinates: 40°52′23″N 95°34′0″W / 40.87306°N 95.56667°W / 40.87306; -95.56667
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Fremont
Area[1]
 • Total 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Land 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 978 ft (298 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 168
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 161
 • Density 525.0/sq mi (202.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51649
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-65640
GNIS feature ID 0460522

Randolph is a city in Fremont County, Iowa, United States. The population was 168 at the 2010 census. It is the birthplace of Virginia Smith, Republican U.S. representative from the 3rd District of Nebraska from 1975 until 1991.

History[edit]

Randolph was platted 1877 shortly before the completion of the railroad through that territory.[4]

Geography[edit]

Randolph is located at 40°52′23″N 95°34′0″W / 40.87306°N 95.56667°W / 40.87306; -95.56667 (40.872924, -95.566798)[5] at the junction of Deer Creek and the West Nishnabotna River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 213 —    
1890 276 +29.6%
1900 373 +35.1%
1910 304 −18.5%
1920 404 +32.9%
1930 344 −14.9%
1940 379 +10.2%
1950 295 −22.2%
1960 257 −12.9%
1970 214 −16.7%
1980 223 +4.2%
1990 243 +9.0%
2000 209 −14.0%
2010 168 −19.6%
2014 158 −6.0%
2015 155 −1.9%
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 168 people, 72 households, and 50 families residing in the city. The population density was 525.0 inhabitants per square mile (202.7/km2). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 265.6 per square mile (102.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.6% African American, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 72 households of which 30.6% 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, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the city was 47.3 years. 20.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.4% were from 25 to 44; 36.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 209 people, 82 households, and 59 families residing in the city. The population density was 658.7 people per square mile (252.2/km²). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 277.3 per square mile (106.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.04% White, and 0.96% from two or more races.

There were 82 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.97.

28.2% are under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 88.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,861, and the median income for a family was $36,500. Males had a median income of $27,273 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,925. About 7.6% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.5% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

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