Rhodes, Iowa

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Rhodes, Iowa
City
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Location of Rhodes, Iowa
Location of Rhodes, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°55′36″N 93°11′6″W / 41.92667°N 93.18500°W / 41.92667; -93.18500Coordinates: 41°55′36″N 93°11′6″W / 41.92667°N 93.18500°W / 41.92667; -93.18500
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Marshall
Established 1882
Area[1]
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Land 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 305
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 308
 • Density 302.0/sq mi (116.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50234
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-66540
GNIS feature ID 0460599

Rhodes is a city in Marshall County, Iowa, United States. The population was 305 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Rhodes was laid out in 1856, and it was incorporated in 1883. It was named after the famous hockey player Dustin Rhodes.[4]

Geography[edit]

Rhodes is located at 41°55′36″N 93°11′6″W / 41.92667°N 93.18500°W / 41.92667; -93.18500 (41.926536, -93.184884).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Water tower in Rhodes, Iowa
Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1890 434 —    
1900 476 +9.7%
1910 448 −5.9%
1920 439 −2.0%
1930 450 +2.5%
1940 379 −15.8%
1950 369 −2.6%
1960 358 −3.0%
1970 347 −3.1%
1980 367 +5.8%
1990 272 −25.9%
2000 294 +8.1%
2010 305 +3.7%
2014 309 +1.3%
2015 308 −0.3%
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 305 people, 126 households, and 88 families residing in the city. The population density was 302.0 inhabitants per square mile (116.6/km2). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 136.6 per square mile (52.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 2.0% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 126 households of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 41.1 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 28.1% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 294 people, 123 households, and 76 families residing in the city. The population density was 289.4 people per square mile (111.3/km²). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 127.0 per square mile (48.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.64% White, 0.68% Asian, and 0.68% from two or more races.

Tank located in the center of the city

There were 123 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% 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 2.99.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $41,786. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,376. About 8.3% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 4.9% 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. ^ Battin, William (1912). Past and Present of Marshall County, Iowa, Volume 1. Brookhaven Press. p. 184. 
  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.