Williamson, Iowa

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Williamson, Iowa
City
Location of Williamson, Iowa
Location of Williamson, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°5′22″N 93°15′20″W / 41.08944°N 93.25556°W / 41.08944; -93.25556Coordinates: 41°5′22″N 93°15′20″W / 41.08944°N 93.25556°W / 41.08944; -93.25556
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Lucas
Area[1]
 • Total 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Land 0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,033 ft (315 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 152
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 150
 • Density 475.0/sq mi (183.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50272
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-85935
GNIS feature ID 0457183

Williamson is a city in Lucas County, Iowa, United States. The population was 152 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Williamson is named for its founder, George E. Williamson.[4]

Geography[edit]

Williamson is located at 41°5′22″N 93°15′20″W / 41.08944°N 93.25556°W / 41.08944; -93.25556 (41.089516, -93.255618).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1930 814 —    
1940 616 −24.3%
1950 294 −52.3%
1960 262 −10.9%
1970 216 −17.6%
1980 210 −2.8%
1990 166 −21.0%
2000 163 −1.8%
2010 152 −6.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 152 people, 63 households, and 40 families residing in the city. The population density was 475.0 inhabitants per square mile (183.4/km2). There were 82 housing units at an average density of 256.3 per square mile (99.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 0.7% African American, and 3.3% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.6% of the population.

There were 63 households of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.9% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 14.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.5% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 40 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 30.2% were from 45 to 64; and 17.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.9% male and 44.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 163 people, 71 households, and 46 families residing in the city. The population density was 510.3 people per square mile (196.7/km²). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 263.0 per square mile (101.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 71 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 132.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,000, and the median income for a family was $25,833. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,456. About 28.6% of families and 26.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 18.8% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ "Profile for Williamson, Iowa". ePodunk. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.