Toeterville, Iowa

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Toeterville, Iowa
Toeterville, Iowa
Toeterville, Iowa
Toeterville, Iowa is located in Iowa
Toeterville, Iowa
Toeterville, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 43°26′32″N 92°53′26″W / 43.44222°N 92.89056°W / 43.44222; -92.89056Coordinates: 43°26′32″N 92°53′26″W / 43.44222°N 92.89056°W / 43.44222; -92.89056
CountryUnited States
1,194 ft (364 m)
 • Total48
 • Density53.8/sq mi (20.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)641
GNIS feature ID462270[1]

Toeterville (also Toeter) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northwestern Mitchell County, Iowa, United States. It lies along local roads northwest of the city of Osage, the county seat of Mitchell County.[2] Its elevation is 1,194 feet (364 m).[1] Toeterville's post office was established on 1898-02-17 and discontinued on 1985-01-30, when it was attached to the St. Ansgar post office.[3] Although its post office is gone, Toeterville retains its own ZIP Code, 50481.[4]


Toeterville was platted in 1898. It was named for its founders, Henry and Mina Toeter.[5]


As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 48 people, 23 households, and 13 families residing in the town. The population density was 53.8 people per square mile (20.8/km²). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 29.1 per square mile (11.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 23 households out of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 13.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.5% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. The gender makeup of the city was 60.4% male and 39.6% female.


  1. ^ a b "Toeterville, Iowa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 39.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Toeterville Post Office
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ Clyde, Jefferson F. (1918). History of Mitchell and Worth Counties, Iowa, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. pp. 215–216.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 11, 2012.