Westside, Iowa

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Westside, Iowa
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Location of Westside, Iowa
Location of Westside, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°4′31″N 95°6′1″W / 42.07528°N 95.10028°W / 42.07528; -95.10028Coordinates: 42°4′31″N 95°6′1″W / 42.07528°N 95.10028°W / 42.07528; -95.10028
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyCrawford
Area
 • Total1.47 sq mi (3.81 km2)
 • Land1.47 sq mi (3.81 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,394 ft (425 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total285
 • Density193.75/sq mi (74.81/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51467
Area code(s)712
FIPS code19-84630
GNIS feature ID0462948

Westside is a city in Crawford County, Iowa, United States. The population was 285 at the time of the 2020 census.[2]

History[edit]

Westside was laid out in 1872.[3] The city name is derived from its presence slightly to the west of the divide between the Mississippi and Missouri river watersheds.[4]

Geography[edit]

Westside is located at 42°04′31″N 95°06′01″W / 42.075229°N 95.100227°W / 42.075229; -95.100227 (42.075229, -95.100227).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.47 square miles (3.81 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1880446—    
1890448+0.4%
1900396−11.6%
1910367−7.3%
1920405+10.4%
1930341−15.8%
1940373+9.4%
1950393+5.4%
1960367−6.6%
1970389+6.0%
1980387−0.5%
1990348−10.1%
2000327−6.0%
2010299−8.6%
2020285−4.7%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7][2]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2010, there were 299 people, 143 households, and 91 families living in the city. The population density was 203.4 inhabitants per square mile (78.5/km2). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 102.0 per square mile (39.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.3% White, 0.3% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 143 households, of which 21.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.4% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.6% 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 2.60.

The median age in the city was 52.3 years. 17.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.8% were from 45 to 64; and 30.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 327 people, 146 households, and 109 families living in the city. The population density was 220.8 people per square mile (85.3/km2). There were 154 housing units at an average density of 104.0 per square mile (40.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 146 households, out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 2.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.60.

19.9% are under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 25.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,250, and the median income for a family was $40,357. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $31,545. About 2.5% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

Education[edit]

The Ar-We-Va Community School District operates local area schools.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 16, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "2020 Census State Redistricting Data". census.gov. United states Census Bureau. Retrieved 12 August 2021.
  3. ^ History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth. Western Publishing Company. 1882. pp. 481.
  4. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 138.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  10. ^ "FY20_AR-WE-VA" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-08-03.