Superior, Iowa

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Superior, Iowa
City
Location of Superior, Iowa
Location of Superior, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°25′56″N 94°56′44″W / 43.43222°N 94.94556°W / 43.43222; -94.94556Coordinates: 43°25′56″N 94°56′44″W / 43.43222°N 94.94556°W / 43.43222; -94.94556
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Dickinson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,499 ft (457 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 130
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 131
 • Density 317.1/sq mi (122.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51363
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-76440
GNIS feature ID 0462121

Superior is a city in Dickinson County, Iowa, United States. The population was 130 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Superior began its historic existence in 1882 when the railroad was built through the neighborhood.[4]

Geography[edit]

Superior is located at 43°25′56″N 94°56′44″W / 43.43222°N 94.94556°W / 43.43222; -94.94556 (43.432156, -94.945692).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 187 —    
1910 154 −17.6%
1920 200 +29.9%
1930 168 −16.0%
1940 230 +36.9%
1950 240 +4.3%
1960 190 −20.8%
1970 139 −26.8%
1980 188 +35.3%
1990 128 −31.9%
2000 142 +10.9%
2010 130 −8.5%
2014 129 −0.8%
2015 129 +0.0%
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 130 people, 52 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 317.1 inhabitants per square mile (122.4/km2). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 146.3 per square mile (56.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 52 households of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.6% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 44.5 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 33.1% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.1% male and 46.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 142 people, 57 households, and 40 families residing in the city. The population density was 336.0 people per square mile (130.5/km²). There were 64 housing units at an average density of 151.4 per square mile (58.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.30% White and 0.70% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.11% of the population.

There were 57 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 118.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $39,250. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $25,486. There were none of the families and 3.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none 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. ^ History of Emmet County and Dickinson County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 353. 
  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. 

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