St. Olaf, Iowa

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St. Olaf, Iowa
City
St. Olaf Auditorium
Location of St. Olaf, Iowa
Location of St. Olaf, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°55′40″N 91°23′14″W / 42.92778°N 91.38722°W / 42.92778; -91.38722Coordinates: 42°55′40″N 91°23′14″W / 42.92778°N 91.38722°W / 42.92778; -91.38722
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clayton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Land 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 856 ft (261 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 108
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 107
 • Density 450.0/sq mi (173.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 19-70140
GNIS feature ID 0461233

St. Olaf is a city in Clayton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 108 at the 2010 census, down from 136 at the 2000 census. Swiss Valley has a large cheese packaging plant in St. Olaf.

History[edit]

St. Olaf was founded in 1872. It was incorporated as a town in 1900.[4]

Geography[edit]

St. Olaf is located at 42°55′40″N 91°23′14″W / 42.92778°N 91.38722°W / 42.92778; -91.38722 (42.927724, -91.387236).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 124 —    
1910 170 +37.1%
1920 149 −12.4%
1930 174 +16.8%
1940 191 +9.8%
1950 158 −17.3%
1960 169 +7.0%
1970 140 −17.2%
1980 138 −1.4%
1990 125 −9.4%
2000 136 +8.8%
2010 108 −20.6%
1880 50 −53.7%
2014 107 +114.0%
2015 106 −0.9%
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 108 people, 43 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 450.0 inhabitants per square mile (173.7/km2). There were 48 housing units at an average density of 200.0 per square mile (77.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 43 households of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.9% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 41 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 27.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 136 people, 49 households, and 39 families residing in the city. The population density was 550.8 people per square mile (210.0/km²). There were 54 housing units at an average density of 218.7 per square mile (83.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 49 households out of which 46.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.4% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city, the population was spread out with 33.8% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,583, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,284. There were 2.5% of families and 8.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 5.4% of under eighteens and 36.4% of those over 64.

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. ^ Price, Realto E. (1916). History of Clayton County, Iowa: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present. Robert O. Law Company. p. 361. 
  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.