Tennant, Iowa

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Tennant, Iowa
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Location of Tennant, Iowa
Location of Tennant, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°35′39″N 95°26′31″W / 41.59417°N 95.44194°W / 41.59417; -95.44194Coordinates: 41°35′39″N 95°26′31″W / 41.59417°N 95.44194°W / 41.59417; -95.44194
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyShelby
Area
 • Total0.71 sq mi (1.84 km2)
 • Land0.71 sq mi (1.84 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,381 ft (421 m)
Population
 • Total68
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
66
 • Density96/sq mi (37.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51537
Area code(s)712
FIPS code19-77430
GNIS feature ID0462194

Tennant is a city in Shelby County, Iowa, United States. The population was 68 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Tennant had its start by the building of the Chicago & Great Western Railroad through that territory.[4]

Geography[edit]

Tennant is located at 41°35′39″N 95°26′31″W / 41.59417°N 95.44194°W / 41.59417; -95.44194 (41.594246, -95.441976).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.71 square miles (1.84 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
192079—    
1930118+49.4%
1940109−7.6%
195095−12.8%
196095+0.0%
197093−2.1%
198077−17.2%
199078+1.3%
200073−6.4%
201068−6.8%
201666−2.9%
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 68 people, 33 households, and 23 families residing in the city. The population density was 95.8 inhabitants per square mile (37.0/km2). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 50.7 per square mile (19.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 33 households of which 15.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.3% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% 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 2.52.

The median age in the city was 52.8 years. 16.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 13.2% were from 25 to 44; 36.9% were from 45 to 64; and 29.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.4% male and 45.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 78 people, 34 households, and 24 families residing in the city. The population density was 102.3 people per square mile (39.7/km²). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 44.8 per square mile (17.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 32 households out of which 15.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.67.

Age spread: 13.7% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 30.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females, there are 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,321, and the median income for a family was $40,417. Males had a median income of $30,938, females $21,250.. The per capita income for the city was $18,982. 1.7% of the population is below the poverty line, but no families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, none are under the age of 18 or of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Government[edit]

The town's government is based on the mayor-council system. Roy Williamson is the mayor, while Shelly Tearney is the City Clerk. Council meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month.[citation needed]

Education[edit]

Most of the municipal limits is served by the AHSTW Community School District.[8] It was previously in the A-H-S-T Community School District.[9] On July 1, 2016, that district merged into AHSTW.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ White, Edward Speer (1915). Past and Present of Shelby County, Iowa, Volume 1. B.F. Bowen. p. 281.
  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.
  8. ^ "AHSTW." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on July 15, 2018.
  9. ^ "A-H-S-T Community School District." Iowa Secretary of State. August 16, 2012. Retrieved on July 15, 2018. Detail map for Avoca, Detail map for Shelby
  10. ^ "REORGANIZATION & DISSOLUTION ACTIONS SINCE 1965-66." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on July 20, 2018.